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Palliative Care for Children and Families

An Interdisciplinary Approach

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 256
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20 August 2009

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Providing an in-depth look at the issues surrounding the palliative care of children and their families, this innovative text considers children with both malignant and non-malignant conditions, and the specialist care...

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Providing an in-depth look at the issues surrounding the palliative care of children and their families, this innovative text considers children with both malignant and non-malignant conditions, and the specialist care required. By addressing the complexities of providing palliative care to children, it aims to assist all those who work in this field to enhance their practice. Special features include: ? broad research evidence, from national and international sources, onwhich to base practice? absorbing activities to support learning and help build knowledge ina meaningful way? interprofessional perspectives from the whole palliative care team The contributors to the book are drawn from both education and practice across a range of disciplines. The result is a genuinely engaging, interdisciplinary text that is essential reading for students and professionals aiming to deliver quality palliative care in partnership with children and their families.

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Is issuesbased, rather than diseasespecific, which is more contemporary and in keeping with the philosophy of palliative care nursing
Chapters are multidisciplinary and are written by contributors from both education and practice, reflecting the working environment, and clearly demonstrating how theory can be applied
Contains case studies and inchapter features written by nonmedical personnel, helping to make the book lively and engaging for the reader

Children's Palliative Care: A Unique Way of Caring; J.Price& M.McFarlane
Interdisciplinary Working; P.McNeilly& F.Gilmore
Communicating Effectively; J.Price& C.Cairns
Ethical Issues; H.E.Bennett
Meeting the Spiritual Needs of Children and Families; W.McSherry& S.Jolley
Supporting Children and Families; F.Collinson& K.Bleakley
Reflection: Advancing Care and Practice; P.McNeilly& J.Price
Symptom Control; H.L.McCluggage& S.S.Jassal
Caring for the Child at the End of Life; R.Davies
Bereavement Care; J.Thomas& A.Chalmers
Future Directions in Children's Palliative Care; S.McCloskey & L.Chambers.

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JAYNE PRICE is Senior Teaching Fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
 
PATRICIA McNEILLY is Teaching Fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland.
 
Jayne and Patricia have both worked extensively in practice with children requiring palliative care and with their families; Jayne caring for children with malignancy and Patricia caring for children with other life-limiting conditions. They strive to improve care for children and families through education and research and have published widely within this area of practice

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JAYNE PRICE is Senior Teaching Fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
 
PATRICIA McNEILLY is Teaching Fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland.
 
Jayne and Patricia have both worked extensively in practice with children requiring palliative care and with their families; Jayne caring for children with malignancy and Patricia caring for children with other life-limiting conditions. They strive to improve care for children and families through education and research and have published widely within this area of practice

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