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Compassion : the essence of palliative and end-of-life care

Author: Philip Larkin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Since the efforts of Dame Cicely Saunders and the founders of the modern hospice movement, compassion has become a fundamental part of palliative care. In this ground-breaking book, international experts give their critical thoughts on the essence and role of compassion, in both palliative and hospice care over the past half-century. Compassion: The essence of palliative and end-of-life care provides insight into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Larkin
ISBN: 9780198703310 0198703317
OCLC Number: 920848372
Description: xii, 226 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Contents: Compassion: a conceptual reading for palliative and end-of-life care / Philip J Larkin --
Healing connections / Janet Abrahm --
Understanding pity / Mary Baines --
Service / Ira Byock --
Roots / Augusto Caraceni --
Lessons learnt / Carlos Centeno --
Suffering / Mark Cobb --
Courage / David Currow --
Seeds sown / Julia Downing --
Empathic entree / Betty Ferrell --
Golden rule / Kathy Foley --
The truth of time / Charles von Gunten --
Enlightened resolve / Liz Gwyther --
Spirit / Jo Hockley --
Vulnerability / Peter Hudson --
Community / Mari Lloyd-Williams --
Interconnectedness / Anne Merriman --
Compassionate love / Daniela Mosoiu --
Compassionate organizations / Irene Renzenbrink --
The light and the shadow / Mary Vachon --
Conclusion: lessons from our teachers / Philip J Larkin.
Other Titles: Compassion (Larkin)
Responsibility: [edited by] Philip J. Larkin, Professor of Clinical Nursing (Palliative Care), UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems and Our Lady's Hospice and Care Services, Harold's Cross, Dublin.
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The most eminent international experts critically reflect upon the role of compassion in the practice and delivery of palliative and hospice care. From a range of backgrounds they provide insight  Read more...

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...fascinating... Here are the thoughts and advice of 19 experienced palliative care professionals on all aspects of compassion, and much more. * Roger Woodruff,Hospice Care * It provides an Read more...

 
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