Reviews

Book review: Palliative Care in Nursing and Healthcare

Helen Reeves reviews an introduction to the principles and practice of palliative care.
Palliative Care in Nursing book

★★★★

This informative textbook provides a clear and concise introduction to the principles and practice of palliative care.

While the subject matter is not new, the format and style of the book makes the information easy to read and understand.

Good use of case studies and reflections throughout helps to engage readers to work through difficult situations.

The initial chapter sets the scene with descriptions of palliative care in the past, present and future, and is a great introduction for professionals who do not work in a palliative care setting.

The final chapter on support for practitioners in palliative care is particularly useful and covers a good range of topics.

Though aimed at nurses and health professionals in palliative care, this would be useful for anyone working in healthcare. It is also a good text for nursing students seeking to become

...

Want to read more?

Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first three months:

  • Customisable clinical dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals including Nursing Standard
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • NMC-compliant RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests

This article is not available as part of an institutional subscription. Why is this?

Jobs