Palliative care : a practical guide for the health professional : finding meaning and purpose in life and death / Kathryn M. Boog, Claire Y. Tester.Material type: TextPublication details: Edinburgh : Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, c2008.Description: xiv, 211 p. : ill. ; 25 cmContent type:
- 9780443103803 (pbk.) :
- 616.029 22
- WB 555
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Formerly CIP. Uk
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Challenges in palliative care / Kathryn Boog -- Impact / Claire Tester -- Attachment and relationships / Claire Tester -- Palliative rehabilitation / Claire Tester -- Spirituality / Kathryn Boog -- Bereavement : the pain of loving / Claire Tester -- Counselling skills : painting a clearer picture / Kathryn Boog -- Creativity / Kathryn Boog -- Play and leisure / Claire Tester -- Using guided imagery as a relaxation technique for self help / Kathryn Boog -- Telling tales : the importance of narrative in our lives / Kathryn Boog -- Communication : making connections / Kathryn Boog -- Hearts and minds : how the unconscious affects us / Claire Tester -- Keeping going : as staff / Claire Tester -- All that was left? Hope / Kathryn Boog with Claire Tester.
This work encourages health professionals to reconceptualise their practice in the light of the fact that their patients are deteriorating and dying, supporting them in their dichotomous role which involves affirming that persons life whilst acknowledging that that life is ending.