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Contemporary and Innovative Practice in Palliative Care

Edited by Esther Chang and Amanda Johnson, ISBN 978-953-307-986-8, 302 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published February 10, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1270
Edited Volume

This book is designed to provide a comprehensive insight unto the key and most prevalent contemporary issues associated with palliation. The reader will find viewpoints that are challenging and sometimes discerning, but at the same time motivating and thought-provoking in the care of persons requiring palliation. This book is divided into three sections. Section 1 examines contemporary practice; Section 2 looks at the challenges in practice; Section 3 discusses models of care. This book is an excellent resource for students, practising clinicians and academics. By reading the book, reflecting on the issues, challenges and opportunities ahead, we hope it will create within the reader a passion to take on, explore and further develop their palliative care practice.

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