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Review Abrahm JL. A Physician's Guide to Pain and Symptom Management in Cancer Patients.
2nd edition
John Hopkins University Press, 2005
Review Sam Ahmedzai & Martin Muers (eds) SUPPORTIVE CARE IN RESPIRATORY DISEASE
Oxford University Press, 2005 540pp ISBN 0-19-263141-1
Review Mitch Albom. THE FIRST PHONE CALL FROM HEAVEN. A Novel.
Harper Collins, 2013. 323 pp. ISBN 978-0-06-229437-1.
Review Mitch Albom. THE TIME KEEPER.
Hyperion, 2012. 222 pp. ISBN 978-1-4013-2278-6.
Review American Cancer Society. CANCER CAREGIVING A to Z. An At-home Guide for Patients and Families.
2008 ISBN 978-0-944235-92-8
Review Anne-Mei T. PALLIATIVE CARE AND COMMUNICATION: Experiences in the Clinic,
Open University Press, 2002.
Review Armes, J; Krishnasamy M; and Higginson, I. Fatigue in Cancer.
Oxford University Press, 2004
Review Armstrong-Coster A. LIVING AND DYING WITH CANCER.
Cambridge University Press, 2004
Review Armstrong-Dailey A, Zarbock S. Hospice Care for Children 2nd Ed
Oxford University Press 2001.
Review Attig Thoma HOW WE GRIEVE Relearning the World
Oxford University Press, 2011 202 pp ISBN 978-0-19-539769-7 RRP $US26.95 £17.99
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Review F. Amos Bailey THE PALLIATIVE RESPONSE
Menasha Ridge Press, 2005 ISBN 0-89732-968-6
Review Baird RM and Rosenbaum SE (Eds) CARING FOR THE DYING: Critical issues at the edge of life.
Prometheus Books, 2003
Review Barraclough J. (Ed.) ENHANCING CANCER CARE Complementary Therapy and Support
Oxford University Press, 2007.
Review Bass Madeline. PALLIATIVE CARE RESUSCITATION.
John Wiley, 2006. ISBN 978-0-470-01977-1
Review Margaret Pabst Battin - ENDING LIFE: Ethics and the Way We Die
Oxford University Press, 2005 344 pp ISBN 0195140273
Review Beattie James and Sarah Goodlin (Eds). SUPPORTIVE CARE IN HEART FAILURE.
Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-857028-8
Review David J. Bearison with Linda Granowetter. THE EDGE OF MEDICINE. Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents
Oxford University Press, 2012. 213 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-538927-2.
Review Robert Becker and Richard Gamlin FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS OF PALLIATIVE CARE NURSING
Quay Books, 2004 ISBN 1-85642-211-9
Review Simone de Beauvoir. A VERY EASY DEATH
Pantheon Books. 106 pp. ISBN 978-0-394-72899-5.
Review Beresford Peter, Lesl125ey Adshead and Suzy Croft. PALLIATIVE CARE, SOCIAL WORK AND SERVICE USERS-Making Life Possible.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007. ISBN 978 1 84310 465 0
Review Ann Berger, John Shuster and Jamie Von Roenn (Eds). PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF PALLIATIVE CARE AND SUPPORTIVE ONCOLOGY. 4e.
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2013. 942 pp. ISBN 978- 1-4511-2127-8.
Review Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings, Susan M. Wolf (Eds). THE HASTINGS CENTER GUIDELINES FOR DECISIONS ON LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT AND CARE NEAR THE END OF LIFE. 2e.
Oxford University Press, 2013. 240 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-997455-9.
Review Lack, Biller-Andorno & Brauer (Eds.). ADVANCE DIRECTIVES.
Springer, 2014. 213 pp. ISBN 978-94-007-7376-9.
Review Blank Arthur E. and Sean O'Mahony (Eds). CHOICES IN PALLIATIVE CARE - Issues in Health Care Delivery.
Springer, 2007. ISBN 978-0-387-70874-4
Review Bolton Gillie (Ed). DYING, BEREAVEMENT AND THE HEALING ARTS.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008. ISBN 978 1 84310 516 9
Review Rinehart Bonnie. MAGNIFYING Y OUR DAYS: Inspirational Devotionals for Grieving
Winepress Publishing, 2003. ISBN 1-57921-450-9.
Review Boog Kathryn M. and Claire Y. Tester. PALLIATIVE CARE: A Practical Guide for the Health Professional-Finding meaning and purpose in life and death.
Churchill Livingstone, 2008. ISBN 978-0-443-10380-3
Review Erica Brown. HAPPIER ENDINGS. A Meditation on Life and Death.
Simon & Schuster, 2013. 340 pp. ISBN 978-1-4516-4922-2.
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Booth S; Bruera E and Tate T. Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology.
Oxford University Press, 2004

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Booth, S, Bruera, E and Craig J. Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-Oncology.
Oxford University Press, 2003.

Review Booth S, Bruera E.(Eds) PRIMARY AND METASTATIC BRAIN TUMOURS.
Oxford University Press, 2004
Review Lesley K. Bowker, James D. Price and Sarah C. Smith OXFORD HANDBOOK OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE
Oxford University Press, 2006 763 pp ISBN 0-19-853029-3
Review Braun L and Cohen M. HERBS AND NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS: An Evidence-based Guide.
Churchill Livingstone, 2004
Available from www.elsevier.com
Review Edwina Brown, Fliss Murtagh and Emma Murphy. KIDNEY DISEASE 2e. From Advanced Disease to Bereavement.
Oxford University Press, 2012. 374 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-969569-0.
Review Brasch Jillian. THE LAST GIFTS - Creative Ways to be with the Dying
Andrews McMeel Publishing .ISBN 978-07407-7704-2
Review Brennan J, Moynihan C. CANCER IN CONTEXT : A Practical Guide to
Supportive Care.

Oxford University Press 2004.
Review Frank Brennan. STANDING ON THE PLATFORM. Stories and Reflections from Palliative Care.
Published at Calvary Hospice, Sydney, Australia. 95 pp.
Review Brewin TBB, Sparshott M. Relating to the relatives. Breaking bad news, communication and support.
Radcliffe, 1996.
Review Bruera E, Portenoy R (eds). Cancer Pain: Assessment and Management.
Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Review Bryant-Jefferies Richard. COUNSELLING FOR DEATH AND DYING
Person-centred dialogues. Radcliffe Publishing, 2006. ISBN 978-1-84619-079-7
Review Katy Butler. KNOCKING ON HEAVEN'S DOOR. The Path to a Better Way of Death.
Scribner, 2013. 322 pp. ISBN 978-1-4516-4197-4. RRP $US 25.00, £ 16.99, $ AU29.99.
Review DVD: CONSIDER THE CONVERSATION. A Documentary on a Taboo Subject.
Burning Hay Wagon Productions, 2011. ASIN: B004OE9P2C.
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Review Cairns M, Thompson M, Wainwright W (Eds) TRANSITIONS IN DYING AND
BEREAVEMENT: A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care.

Health Professions Press, 2003
Review Erica Cameron-Taylor. THE PALLIATIVE APPROACH. A Resource for Healthcare Workers.
M&K Publishing, 2012. 114 pp. ISBN 978-1-905539-67-3.
Review Campbell JN, Basbaum AI, Dubner R, Dworkin RH and Sang CN (eds.) EMERGING STRATEGIES for the TREATMENT of NEUROPATHIC PAIN
IASP Press, 2006 ISBN 0-931092-61-2
Review Margaret L Campbell (ed). CASE STUDIES IN PALLIATIVE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE.
Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 311pp. ISBN 978-0-4709-5825-4.
Review Frankie Campling and Michael Sharpe LIVING WITH A LONG-TERM ILLNESS. The Facts.
Oxford University Press, 2006 ISBN 0-19-852882-5
Review Capezuti, Malone, Katz and Mezey (eds.). THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ELDER CARE. 3e. The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric Health and Social Care.
Springer Publishing, 2014. 815 pp. ISBN 978-0-8261-3735-7.
Review Augusto Caraceni and Luigi Grassi DELIRIUM Acute confusional states in palliative medicine 2e
Oxford University Press, 2011 275 pp ISBN 978-0-19-957205-2
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Carr Alison, Higginson Irene, Robinson Peter (Eds) QUALITY OF LIFE
BMJ Books, 2003

Review Daniel B. Carr, John D. Loeser and David B. Morris (Eds) NARRATIVE, PAIN, AND SUFFERING
IASP Press, 2005 ISBN 0-931092-57-4
Review Carter BS and Levetown M (Eds). PALLIATIVE CARE FOR INFANTS, CHILDREN,
AND ADOLESCENTS: A Practical Handbook.

Johns Hopkins University Press 2004
Review Carte Hauoli Joyce. IN THE PRESENCE OF ANGELS - A return to faith through an Hawaiian doorway.
Outskirts Press, 2008. ISBN 978-1-4327-2172-5
Review Casell Joan. LIFE AND DEATH IN INTENSIVE CARE.
Temple University Press, 2005. ISBN 1-59213-335-5
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Cassell, E J. The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine, 2ed.
Oxford University Press, 2004

Review Cathleen Fanslow-Brunjes. USING THE POWER OF HOPE TO COPE WITH DYING. The Four Stages of Hope
Quill Driver Books, 2008, 106 pp, ISBN 978-1-610350-24-2, RRP $US16.95 £7.95
Review Chambers, E J, Germain M and Brown E.Supportive Care for the Renal Patient.
Oxford University Press, 2004.
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E. Joanna Chambers, Edwina A. Brown and Michael J. Germain (Eds) SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR THE RENAL PATIENT 2e
Oxford University Press, 2010 312 pp ISBN 978–0-19-956003-5 RRP £49.95 $US98.50

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Rita Charon. NARRATIVE MEDICINE. Honoring the Stories of Illness.
Oxford University Press, 2006. 266 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-534022-8.

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Charlton R.(Ed) PRIMARY PALLIATIVE CARE: Dying, death and bereavement in the community.
Radcliffe Medical Press, 2002.

Review Harvey Max Chochinov. DIGNITY THERAPY. Final Words for Final Days.
Oxford University Press, 2012. 199 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-517621-6.
Review Chopra Chatterjee Suhita, Priyadarshi Patniak and Vijayaraghavan M. Chariar (Eds). DISCOURSES ON AGING AND DYING.
Sage Publication, 2008. ISBN 978-0-7619-3644-2
Review William C. S. Cho (Ed.). EVIDENCE-BASED NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL THERAPIES FOR PALLIATIVE CANCER CARE.
Springer, 2013. 230 pp. ISBN 978-94-007-5832-2. RRP $US 189.00, £ 111.92, € 139.95.
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Christakis N. DEATH FORETOLD: Prophecy and Prognosis in Medical Care.
University of Chicago Press, 1999.

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Christopher Hitchens. MORTALITY
Atlantic Books, 2012 106 pp ISBN 978 1848 879218

Review David Clark, Editor. CICELY SAUNDERS: Founder of the Hospice Movement -
Selected Letters 1959-1999.
Oxford University Press, 2002
Hardcover & now in paperback also
Review Clark D, Small N, Wright M, Winslow M, Hughes N. A Bit of Heaven for the
Few? An Oral History of the Modern Hospice Movement in the United Kingdom.

Observatory Publications; UK: Lancaster University, 2005. Order information
Review Henry Close CEREMONIES FOR SPIRITUAL HEALING AND GROWTH
Haworth Press, 2006 0-7890-2905-7
Review Cohen Lorenzo and Maurie Markman (Eds). INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY- Incorporating Complementary Medicine into Conventional Cancer Care.
Humana Press, 2008. ISBN 978-1-58829-869-0
Review Collier, Protus, Bohn and Kimbrel. WOUND CARE AT END OF LIFE.
HospiScript Services, 2013. 66 pp. ISBN 978-0-9889558-2-0. RRP $US 24.99, £ 16.06.
Review Harold Coward and Kelli Stajduhar (Eds), RELIGIOUS UNDERSTANDING OF A GOOD DEATH IN HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE
SUNY Press, 2012, 340 pp, ISBN 978-1-4384-4274-7
Review Critchley Simon. THE BOOK OF DEAD PHILOSOPHERS.
Granta Books (UK), and Melbourne University Press, 2008. ISBN 978 184708 01 03
Review Csikai Ellen and Barbara Jones (Eds). TEACHING RESOURCES FOR END-OF-LIFE PALLIATIVE CARE COURSES.
Lyceum Books, 2007 ISBN 978-1-933478-10-4
Review Ellen L. Csikai and Elizabeth Chaiatin ETHICS IN END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE
Lyceum Books Inc., 2006 261 pp ISBN 0-925065-52-8
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Review Theodore Dalrymple. ANYTHING GOES. The Death of Honesty
Monday Books, 2011, 242 pp, ISBN 978-1-906-30809-4
Review Davies, A and Finlay, I. Oral Care in Advanced Disease.
Oxford University Press, 2005 ISBN: 0-19-263243-4
Review Mellar Davis, Paul Glare and Janet Hardy (Eds) OPIOIDS IN CANCER PAIN
Oxford University Press, 2005 337 pp ISBN 0-19-852943-0
Review Mellar Davis, Petra Feyer, Petra Ortner, Camilla Zimmermann (Eds) SUPPORTIVE ONCOLOGY
Elsevier, 2011 655 pp (plus internet resources) ISBN 978-1-4377-1015-1
Review Davy Jand Ellis S. COUNSELLING SKILLS IN PALLIATIVE CARE
Open University Press, 2000.
Review Brad DeFord & Richard Gilbert (eds.). LIVING, LOVING AND LOSS. The Interplay of Intimacy, Sexuality and Grief.
Baywood Publishing, 2013. 240 pp. ISBN 978-0-89503-653-7.
Review Dennison Amy, Dennison Allie, Dennison David. Our Dad Died: The True Story of Three Kids Whose Lives Changed.
Free Spirit Publishing, 2003.
Review Di Ciacco Janis A. THE COLORS OF GRIEF- Understanding a child's journey through loss.
Jessica Kingsley Publications, 2008. ISBN 978 1 84310 886 3
Review Dickman A, Littlewood C, Varga J. The Syringe Driver: Continuous subcutaneous infusions in palliative care
Oxford University Press, 2002.
Review Dickman, A, Schneider, J, Varga J. The Syringe Driver: Continuous subcutaneous infusions in palliative care, 2nd edition
Oxford University Press, 2005
Review Andrew Dickman. DRUGS IN PALLIATIVE CARE. 2e
Oxford University Press, 2012, 574 pp, ISBN 978-0-19-966039-1
Review Doriccah Peu Mmapheko (Ed). HOME/COMMUNITY-BASED CARE
Van Schaik Publishers, 2008. ISBN 978 0 627 02564 8
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Doyle D, Hanks, GW, Cherny N, Calman, KC (eds) Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine (3rd Ed)
Oxford University Press, 2003

Review Doyle D, Hanks G, Cherny N, Calman K (Eds) OXFORD TEXTBOOK OF PALLIATIVE MEDICINE. Third Edition (Paperback).
Oxford University Press, 2005
Review Draper NA. A BURDEN OF SILENCE: My Mother's Battle With AIDS.
Authorhouse, 2004
Review Donna Iona Drozda TWENTY-TWO PRAYER POEMS FOR CAREGIVERS
Natural Press, 2003 56 pp ISBN 0-9707676-0-9
Review Dunn GP, Johnson AG (Eds) SURGICAL PALLIATIVE CARE,
Oxford University
Press, 2004.
Review Janet Dunphy. COMMUNICATION IN PALLIATIVE CARE. Clear practical advice, based on a series of real case studies,
Radcliffe Publishing, 2011, 150 pp, ISBN 978-1-84619-569-3
Review Dyregrov Atle. GRIEF IN YOUNG CHILDREN- A Handbook for Adults.
Second Edition. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008. ISBN 978 1-84310-612-8
Review Dworkin RH and Breitbart WS. (Eds) PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF PAIN: A handbook for Health Care Providers
(Progress in Pain Research and Management, vol 27).
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), 2004
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Review Earle Sara, Caroline Bartholomew and Carol Komaromy (Eds) MAKING SENSE OF DEATH, DYING AND BEREAVEMENT: An Anthology
Sage Publications, The Open University, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84787-512-9
Review Earle Sara ,Carol Komaromy and Caroline Bartholomew (Eds). DEATH AND DYING: A READER.
Sage Publications, The Open University, 2009. ISBN 978-1-84787-510-5
Review Eben Alexander. PROOF OF HEAVEN. A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife.
Pan Macmillan, 2012. 196 pp. ISBN 978-1-7426-1281-2.
Review Edzard Ernst, Max Pittler, Barbara Wider, Kate Boddy (Eds) OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE
Oxford University Press, 2008 424 pp ISBN 978-0-19-920677-3
Review Emanuel Linda L and S. Lawrence Librach (eds). PALLIATIVE CARE
Core Skills and Clinical Competencies. Elsevier Saunders, 2007 ISBN 978-1-4160-2597-9
Review Charlotte Eliopoulos. FAST FACTS FOR THE GERONTOLOGY NURSE. A nursing care guide in a nutshell.
Springer Publishing, 2014. 381 pp. ISBN 978-0-82619827-3.
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Review Del Fabbro, Baracos, Demark-Wahnefried, Bowling, Hopkinson and Bruera (Eds) NUTRITION AND THE CANCER PATIENT
Oxford University Press, 2010 519 pp ISBN 978-0-19-955019-7
Review Fairview Hospice. THE FAMILY HANDBOOK OF HOSPICE CARE.
Fairview Press, 1999 .ISBN 1-57749-090-8
Review Christina Faull, Sharon de Caestecker, Alex Nicholson and Fraser Black (Eds). HANDBOOK OF PALLIATIVE CARE 3e
Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 374 pp. ISBN 978-1-118-06559-4.
Review Field MJ, Behrman RE (Eds) WHEN CHILDREN DIE: Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Children and their Families.
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, National Academies Press, 2003.
Review Perry G. Fine and Matthew Kestenbaum (Eds). THE HOSPICE COMPANION 2e. Best Practices for Interdisciplinary Assessment and Care of Common Problems During the Last Phase of Life.
Oxford University Press, 2012. 186 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-984079-3.
Review Wesley C. Finnigan BEING A CANCER PATIENT'S CARER – A Guide
Radcliffe Publishing, 2005 ISBN 1-85775-638-X
Review Foyle Lorna and Hostad Janis (Eds). INNOVATIONS IN CANCER AND PALLIATIVE CARE EDUCATION.
Radcliffe Publishing, 2007. ISBN 978 1 84619 056 8
Review Foyle Lorna and Hostad Janis (Eds) DELIVERING CANCER AND PALLIATIVE CARE EDUCATION
Radcliffe Publishing Ltd, 2004 Order Through Radcliffe
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Review Gabori S A Good Enough Life: The Dying Speak.
Goose Lane Editions, 2002.
Review William Gaventa and David Coulter (Eds) END-OF-LIFE CARE: BRIDGING DISABILITY AND AGEING WITH PERSON-CENTERED CARE
Haworth Press, 2005 ISBN 0-7890-3073-X
Review Gaze MN and Wilson IM. HANDBOOK OF COMMUNITY CANCER CARE,
Greenwich Medical Media, 2003.
Review Geertz Nanett ( Poem) and Anne Ierardi ( Pianting). WALKING WITH GRIEF - A Healing Journey.
Health Signs Center, 2004. ISBN 978 0 977658 305
Review Maria Adele Giamberardino and Troels Staehelin Jensen (Eds). PAIN COMORBIDITIES. Understanding and Treating the Complex Patient.
IASP (International Association for the Study of Pain) Press, 2012. 507 pp. ISBN 978-0-931092-92-3.
Review Stephen J. Gibson and Debra K. Weiner (Eds) PAIN IN OLDER PERSONS
Progress in Pain Research and Management, Vol. 35
IASP Press, 2005 432 pp ISBN 0-931092-59-0
Review Sharon Gilchrest O'Neil SHELTERING THOUGHTS About Loss and Grief
Tate Publishing, 2005 ISBN 1-9332904-3-9
Review Glare Paul and Nicholas A. Christakis (Eds). PROGNOSIS IN ADVANCED CANCER.
Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-853022-0
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Ann Goldman, Richard Hain and Stephen Liben (Eds) OXFORD TEXTBOOK OF PALLIATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN
Oxford University Press, 2006 ISBN 0-19-852653-9
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Ann Goldman, Richard Hain and Stephen Liben (Eds). OXFORD TEXTBOOK OF PALLIATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN (2e)
Oxford University Press, 2012. 500 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-959510-5.
Review Barbara Goldschmidt and Niamh van Meines. COMFORTING TOUCH IN DEMENTIA AND END OF LIFE CARE. Take My Hand.
Singing Dragon, 2012. ISBN 978-1-84819-073-3
Review Goossens Renee. PAIN MANAGEMENT-Enhancing Your Life to the Fullest
Anshan, 2009. ISBN 978-184829-0099
Review Merryn Gott and Christine Ingleton (Eds). LIVING WITH AGEING AND DYING. Palliative and End of Live Care for Older People
Oxford University Press, 2011, 284 pp, ISBN 978-0-19-956993-9
Review William H. Griffith MORE THAN A PARTING PRAYER. Lessons in Care-giving for the Dying
Judson Press, 2004 ISBN 0-8170-1480-2
Review Greer Ronald J. MARKINGS ON THE WINDOW SILL. Dimensions for Living
Abingdon Press, 2006. ISBN 0-687-33363-6
Review Lee Gutkind (Ed). I WASN'T STRONG LIKE THIS WHEN I STARTED OUT. True Stories of Becoming a Nurse.
InFact Books, Pittsburgh, 2013. 271pp. ISBN 978-1-937163-12-9.
Review Yasmin Gunaratnam and David Oliviere (Eds) NARRATIVE AND STORIES IN HEALTH CARE Illness, Dying, and Bereavement
Oxford University Press, 2009
246 pp ISBN 978-0-19-954669-5
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Hadjistavropoulos Thomas and Heather D. Hadjistavropoulos (Eds). PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR OLDER ADULTS - A Self-help Guide.
IASP Press, 2008. ISBN 978 093 109 2 701

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Lynn Hagger and Simon Woods (eds). A GOOD DEATH? Law and Ethics in Practice.
Ashgate, 2013. 180 pp. ISBN 978-1-4094-2089-7.

Review Hallenbeck JL. PALLIATIVE CARE PERSPECTIVES,
Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Hartley Nigel and Malcolm Payne (Eds). THE CREATIVE ARTS IN PALLIATIVE CARE.
Jessica Kingsley Publishes, 2008. ISBN 978-1-84310-591-6

Review Heyse-Moore Lois. SPEAKING OF DYING - A Practical Guide to Using Counseling Skills in Palliative Care.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008 ISBN 978-1-84310-646-3
Review Hoskin, P and Makin W. Oncology for Palliative Medicine:
Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2003. ISBN 0-19-262811-9
Review Jo Hockley, Katherine Froggatt and Katharina Heimerl (eds). PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH IN PALLIATIVE CARE. Actions and Reflections.
Oxford University Press, 2013. 190 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-964415-5.
Review Hoaglund Maria. THE LAST ADVENTURE OF LIFE. Inspiring approaches to living and dying.
Finch Publishing, 2009, ISBN 978 1876 451899
Review Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association: COMPENDIUM OF TREATMENT OF END-STAGE NON-CANCER DIAGNOSES
Kendall/Hunt Publishing www.hpna.org
Review Hudson Peter and Payne Sheila (Eds). FAMILY CARERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE - A Guide for Health and Social Care Professionals.
Oxford University Press, 2009, ISBN 978-0-19-921690-1
Review Julian Hughes (Ed) PALLIATIVE CARE AND SEVERE DEMENTIA
Quay Books, 2005 160 pp ISBN 185 6422658
Review Julian Hughes, Mari Lloyd-Williams and Greg Sachs (Eds) SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR THE PERSON WITH DEMENTIA
Oxford University Press, 2010 313 pp ISBN 978-0-19-955413-3RRP £65.00, $US110.00
Review Julian C. Hughes. ALZHEIMER'S AND OTHER DEMENTIAS
Oxford University Press, 2011. ISBN 978-0-19-959655-3
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Review Jack E. Kile. HOSPICE, HUMOR, MUSIC and MORE. A Volunteer's Perspective.
2012, 254 pp, ISBN 978-1-46372-75-43, RRP $US13.99 £8.90
Review Jarret Lucinda (Ed) . CREATIVE ENGAGEMENT IN PALLIATIVE CARE - New Perspectives on User Involvement.
Radcliffe Publishing, 2007. ISBN 978-1-84619-158-9
Review Caroline Jay and Jenni Thomas. WHAT DOES DEAD MEAN? A Book for Young Children to Help Explain Death and Dying.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2013. 28pp. ISBN 978-1-84905-355-6.
Review J. Shep Jeffreys HELPING GRIEVING PEOPLE When Tears Are Not Enough - A Handbook for Care Providers
Brunner-Routledge, 2005 347 pp ISBN 0-415-94603-4
Review Megan-Jane Johnstone. ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE, MEDIA REPRESENTATIONS AND THE POLITICS OF EUTHANASIA. Constructing Risk and Selling Death in an Ageing Society.
Ashgate, 2013. 223 pp. ISBN 978-1-4094-5192-1.
Review Joishy SK. Palliative Medicine Secrets.
244 pp. ISBN 1-56053-304-8 Mosby, 1999.
Review Miriam Johnson, Karen Hogg and James Beattie. HEART FAILURE. From Advanced Disease to Bereavement.
Oxford University Press, 2012. 216 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-929930-0.
Review Joseph E. THE STARTLED HEART: Ghazal Variations on Loss,
Oolichan Books, 2004.
Available from oolichan@island.net
Review Douglas M. Justins (Ed) PAIN 2005 – AN UPDATED REVIEW
IASP Press, 2005 ISBN 0-931092-63-9
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Review Renee Katz and Therese Johnson (eds). WHEN PROFESSIONALS WEEP. Emotional and countertransference responses in end-of-life care. .
Routledge, 2006. 303 pp. ISBN 978-0-415-95095-3.
Review Kaszycki Rose and Juanita Liepelt. NURTURING YOUR SELF WHILE CARING FOR ANOTHER.
Reality Is Books, 2007
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Kellehear A. and Ritchie D (eds) SEVEN DYING AUSTRALIANS.
Innovative Resources - The Publishing Arm of St. Luke's Anglicare, 2003

Review Kember L. LEAN ON ME: Cancer through a carer's eyes.
L. Kember Publications, 2003.
Available at www.cancerthroughacarerseyes.jkwh.com/
Review Keown J. (Ed.) Euthanasia Examined. Ethical, Clinical and Legal Perspectives.
Cambridge University Press. 1997.
Review John Keown. THE LAW AND ETHICS OF MEDICINE. Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life.
Oxford University Press, 2013. 392 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-958955-5.
Review Kessler D. THE NEEDS OF THE DYING: A guide for bringing hope, comfort and love to life's final chapter
Quill, 2000.
Review Kuhl D. WHAT DYING PEOPLE WANT: Practical Wisdom for the End-of-Life.
Public Affairs, 2002 317pp. ISBN 1-58648-197-5
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Review La Porte Marianne and Deborah Witt Sherman (Eds) PALLIATIVE CARE NURSING 2e- Quality care to the End-of-life.
Springer Publishing Company, 2006. ISBN 978-082615-794-2
Review Lang Weithe Georgia. SHINING MOMENTS - Finding hope in facing death.
Reflections Press, 2008. ISBN 978 0 9790343 1 2
Review Langshur Eric and Sharon with Mary Beth Sammons. WE CARRY EACH OTHER- Getting Through Life's Toughest Times.
Conari Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-57324-311-7
Review Vicky Lavy, Charlie Bond and Ruth Wooldridge: PALLIATIVE CARE TOOLKIT - Improving care from the roots up in resource-limited settings
Help the Hospices and The Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance, 2008 100 pp ISBN 978-1-871978-71-1
Downloaded free http://tinyurl.com/ptpwl8
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Lawton J. THE DYING PROCESS: Patients' Experiences of Palliative Care.
Routledge, 2000.

Review Stephen Levine. A YEAR TO LIVE. How to live this year as if it were your last
Three Rivers Press, 1997. ISBN 978-0-609-80194-9
Review Ruven Liebhaber & Andrew Barder DEVELOPING HOSPICE RESIDENCES - A Guide and Tool Kit
Pentaview Collaboration, 2002
Review Laura Linney, Philip Seymour Hoffman. THE SAVAGES (DVD). Director: Tamara Jenkins.
20th Century Fox, 2007.
Review Ruven Liebhaber & J Koeper HOSPICE INPATIENT UNITS IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES - A Guide and Tool Kit
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Oxford University Press, 2008 ISBN 978-0-19-921642-0 261 pp
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Hopkins Medical Products, 2008. ISBN 978-0-9788865-0-9
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Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 376 pp. ISBN 978-1-1184-8415-9.
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Informa Health Care, 2008 ISBN 978 1 4200 5289 3
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Oxford University Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-19-531042-9
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Oxford University Press 2005 421 pp ISBN 0-19-852832-9
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Whurr Publishers Ltd, 2002
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Review Meldrum ML. Opioids and Pain Relief: A Historical Perspective. IASP Press, 2004.
Review Merriman Anne - AUDACITY TO LOVE The Story of Hospice Africa
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Angel's Quill Production, 2004
Review Mitchell Geoffrey. PALLIATIVE CARE- A patient-centered approach.
Radcliffe Publishing, 2008. ISBN 978-1-85775-739-2
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Oxford University Press, 2007 .ISBN 978-0-19-920641-4
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Oxford University Press 2005.
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Review R. Sean Morrison and Diane E. Meier (Eds). GERIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE
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Radcliffe Medical Press, 2004.
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Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, 2008
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Oxford University Press, 2005 476pp ISBN 0-19-852941-4
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Quay Books, 2005 166 pp ISBN 1-85642-239-9
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Springer, 2013. 236 pp. ISBN 978-0-85729-681-8. RRP $US 39.95, £ 26.99, € 139.95.
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Airleaf Publishing, 2005 .ISBN 978-1-59453-464-5
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2007. ISBN 978-1-4357-0091-8
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Oxford University Press, 2004
Review C. Overy and E.M. Tansey (Eds). PALLIATIVE MEDICINE IN THE UK c.1970-2010.
Queen Mary, University of London, 2013. 132 pp. ISBN 978-0-90223-882-4.
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Quay Books, 2005 ISBN 1-85642-229-1
Review Parker Frances Shani. BECOMING DEAD RIGHT- A Hospice Volunteer in Urban Nursing Homes.
Loving Healing Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-932690-35-4
Review Jonathan Parker (Ed) ASPECTS OF SOCIAL WORK AND PALLIATIVE CARE
Quay Books, 2005 167 pp ISBN 1-85642-266-6
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Haworth Press, 2004.

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Oxford University Press 2004.
Review Payne S, Seymour J, Ingleton C (Eds). PALLIATIVE CARE NURSING: Principles and Evidence for Practice
Open University Press, 2004.
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Radcliffe Publishing, 2007. ISBN 978-1-84619-019-3
Review Philip, Jennifer TOWARDS A PHILOSOPHY OF PALLIATIVE CARE An Exploration of the Nature of Knowledge, Culture and Ethics
Lambert Academic Publishing, 2010 319pp ISBN 987-3-8383-2319-0 RRP £70.00 $US107.00
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Marlowe and Company, 2006. ISBN 978-1-56924-321-3
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PCCS Books, 2008. ISBN 978 189 805 9998
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Public Affairs, New York, 2013. 272 pp. ISBN 978-1-61039-283-9.
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Arnold, 2003.
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Hodder Arnold, 2005
Review Victor Preedy (Ed). DIET AND NUTRITION IN PALLIATIVE CARE
CRC Press, 2011. 446 pp. ISBN 978-1-4398-1932-6
Review Price DD, Bushnell MC. Psychological Methods of Pain Control: Basic Science and Clinical Perspectives: Progress in Pain Research and Management
Vol. 29. Seattle: IASP Press, 2004.
Review Rocker, Puntillo, Azoulay and Nelson (Eds) END-OF-LIFE CARE IN THE ICU From Advanced Disease to Bereavement
Oxford University Press, 2010 375 pp ISBN 978-0-19-923924-5
Review Ruth B. Purtilo and Henk A.M.J. ten Have (Eds) ETHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PALLIATIVE CARE FOR ALZHEIMER DISEASE
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004 368 pp ISBN 0-8018-7870-5
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John Wiley and Sons, 2011 342 ppISBN 978-0-470-40693-9 RRP $US60.00, £42.50
Review Quill TE and Battin MP (Eds) PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED DYING: The case for palliative care and patient choice.
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004
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Rajagopal MR, Mazza D, Lipman AG (eds). Pain and Palliative Care in the Developing World and Marginalized Populations: A Global Challenge.
Haworth Press, 2003.

Review Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie THE PHILOSOPY OF PALLIATIVE CARE. Critique and Reconstruction.
Oxford University Press, 2006 ISBN 0-19-856736-7
Review Redall Christine. PALLIATIVE CARE FOR CARE HOMES
A Practical Handbook. Radcliffe Publishing, 2009; ISBN 978 184619 248 7
Review Dona Reese. HOSPICE SOCIAL WORK. 5th edition
Columbia University Press, 2013. 348 pp. ISBN 978-0-231-134354.
Review Regnard C, Tempest S A guide to symptom relief in advanced disease 5th edition
Butterworth-Heinemann
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Radcliffe Publishing, 2010 366 pp ISBN 978 184619 3569 RRP £29.99 $US42.99
Review David B. Resnik, JD PhD DYING DECLARATIONS. Notes from a Hospice Volunteer
The Haworth Press, 2005 83 pp ISBN 0-7890-2545-0
Review Richard Ann. LIFE IN A HOSPICE - Reflections on Caring for the Dying
Radcliffe Press, 2007. ISBN 978 18461 92 432
Review A. M. Brady Reinsmith SURVIVING GRIEF
Judson Press 2001 ISBN 0-8179-1381-4
Review Richard Wagner. THE AMATEUR'S GUIDE TO DEATH AND DYING. Enhancing the End Of Life
Nazca Plains Corporation, 2012
Review Ritter Rick. COPING WITH PHYSICAL LOSS AND DISABILITY - A Work Book.
Loving Healing Press, 2006. ISBN 978 193 269 018 7
Review Anne K. Robey WIDOWS' WORDS...OF HOPE
Trafford Publishing, 2005
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Review Hetty Rodenburg DREAMING A LIGHTHOUSE A creative partnership—a teenager, her doctor and cancer
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Stillpoint Press, 2004 ISBN 0-9760165-0-8
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Oxford University Press, 2002
Review Stories and Lessons. MUSICAL ENCOUNTERS WITH DYING.
Islene Runningdeer. Jessica Kingsley, 2013. 158 pp. ISBN 978-1-84905-936-7.
Review Rybicki John. WE BED DOWN INTO WATER.
Northwestern University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-8101-5186-4
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Fideli Publishing, 2012, 78 pp, ISBN 978-1-60414-553-3, RRP $US12.50 £7.80
Review Saunders Dame Cicely, WATCH WITH ME. Inspiration for a life in hospice care.
Mortal Press, 2003.
Review Saunders C, Baines M, Dunlop RJ. Living with dying: A guide for palliative carers.
Oxford University Press, 1995.
Review Schatman Michael and Alexandra Campbell (eds). CHRONIC PAIN MANAGEMENT - Guidelines for Multidisciplinary Program Development.
Informa Healthcare, 2007 (distributed in Australia by Palgrave Macmillan). ISBN 978-142004512-3
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Wiley, 2007 ISBN 978-0-470-03349-4
Review Will Schwalbe- THE END OF YOUR LIFE BOOK CLUB.
Hodder Export, 2012. 336 pp. ISBN 978-1444-706376.
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Transmedia Books, 2012. 182 pp. ISBN 978-0-9834511-9-8.
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Armour Publishing, 2009, ISBN 978-981-4222-82-2
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AuthorHouse, 2009
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Springer Publishing Company, 2010. 461 pp. ISBN 978-082611842-4.
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Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008 ISBN 978-1-84310-638-8

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Sorense Julia. OVERCOMING LOSS.
Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2008. ISBN 978 1 84310 464 3

Review Paul De Sandre and Tammie E. Quest (Eds). PALLIATIVE ASPECTS OF EMERGENCY CARE.
Oxford University Press, 2013 (Oxford American Palliative Care Library, OAPCL). 134 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-989561-8.
Review Joanna De Souza and Annie Pettifer. END-OF-LIFE NURSING CARE. A Guide for Best Practice.
Sage Publications, 2013. 203 pp. ISBN 978-0-65702-5487.
Review Susan Spencer-Wendel. UNTIL I SAY GOOD-BYE. My Year of Living with Joy.
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Review Stanworth, R Recognizing Spiritual Needs in People Who Are Dying
Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN 0-19-852511-7
Review Staton J Shuy R, Byock I. A FEW MONTHS TO LIVE: Different Paths to Life's End,
Georgetown University Press, 2001.
Review Staton J Shuy R, Byock I. A FEW MONTHS TO LIVE: Different Paths to Life's End,
Georgetown University Press, 2001.
Review Christina Staudt and Marcelline Block (Eds). UNEQUAL BEFORE DEATH.
Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012. 248 pp. ISBN 978-1-4438-3792-7.
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Springer Publishing Company, 2008. 242 pp. ISBN 978-082611544-7.
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A Wisdom of the World Production, 2003
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Arnold, 2004 640pp ISBN 0-340-76313-2
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Zuckschwerdt Verlag, 2004. 177pp. ISBN 3-88603-830-0.
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Life Transitions Publications, 2007. ISBN 978-1-933418-03-2

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Gaspereau Press, 2005 ISBN 1-554470-11-0
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Loving Healing Press, 2008. ISBN 978-1-932690-53-8

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Quay Books 2005 174 pp ISBN 1-85642-243-7
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Review Thomas K, Colin-Thome D, Maher J. Caring for the Dying at Home: Companions on the Journey.
Radcliffe Medical Press, 2003.
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Tittle Sally Sue. THIS DAY SO SWEET - A Journey with Grace.
Wing and A Prayer Press, 2006. ISBN 978-0-9774050-0-8

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Da Capo Press, 1998? 206 pp. ISBN 978-0-7382-0034-7.
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Beaconsfield Publishers, 2009
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Oxford University Press, 2010 144 pp ISBN 978-0-19-538922-7
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Legacies, 2006. ISBN 1-55307-021-6

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High Tide Press, 2003 128 pp ISBN 1-892696-30-4
Review Stephen Verderber and Ben J. Refuerzo INNOVATIONS IN HOSPICE ARCHITECTURE
Taylor and Francis, 2005 ISBN 0-415-32713-X
Review Villanueva L, Dickenson AH, Ollat H. The Pain System in Normal and Pathological States: A Primer for Clinicians. Vol 31.
Seattle: IASP Press, 2004
Review J.W.S. Vlaeyen, S.J. Morley, S.J. Linton, K. Boersma and J. de Jong. PAIN-RELATED FEAR. Exposure-Based Treatment of Chronic Pain.
IASP, 2012. 195 pp plus DVD. ISBN 978-0-931092-87-9.
Review Voltz R, Bernat JL, Borasio GD, Maddocks I, Oliver D, Portenoy RK (Eds). PALLIATIVE CARE IN NEUROLOGY.
Oxford University Press, 2004
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Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014. 284 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-1365-5.
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Walton T. Kindnesses: A Journey through the Seasons of Grief.
Rosalie Ink Publications; 2002.

Review Walsh Declan et al (Eds). PALLIATIVE MEDICINE.
Saunders Elsevier, 2008. ISBN 978-0-323-04021-1
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Da Capo Press, 2007. ISBN 978-0-7382-1083-4

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Hay House, 2011. 244 pp. ISBN 978-1-4019-4065-2.
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Oxford University Press, 2008. ISBN 978-0-19-953990-1

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Oxford University Press, 2005
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Less is More Publishing, 2005 60pp ISBN 0-9769618-1-4
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Routledge, 2009 390 pp ISBN 978-0-415-95448-8
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Springer Publishing Company, 2013. 238 pp. ISBN 978-0-8261-0849-4.
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Springer, 2014. 304 pp. ISBN 978-3-642-53709-7.

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iUniverse, 2007. ISBN 978-0-595-46373-2

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Wilson Deanna. WITHIN ME-Hope for a New Joy.
2007, ISBN 978-0-578-00397-9

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Observatory Publications, 2005 Pp 152 ISBN 095441923-5
Review David Clark. TRANSFORMING THE CULTURE OF DYING. The Work of the Project on Death in America.
David Clark. TRANSFORMING THE CULTURE OF DYING. The Work of the Project on Death in America.
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Riverhead Books, 2012. 214 pp. ISBN 978-1-59448-7891-0.
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Oxford University Press, 2013. 286 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-979682-3.
Review Joanne Wolfe, Pamela Hinds and Barbara Sourkes (Eds). TEXTBOOK OF INTERDISCIPLINARY PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE
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Wolfer Terry A. and Vicki M. Runnion (Eds). DYING, DEATH AND BEREAVEMENT IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE - Decision cases for advance practice.
Columbia University Press, 2008. ISBN 978 0 231 14175 8

Review Woodruff R. Palliative Medicine: Evidence-based Symptomatic and Supportive Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer. 4th Edition. 432 pages Oxford University Press, 2004
Review Worswick J. A HOUSE CALLED HELEN: The Development of Hospice Care for
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Review Roger Worthington (Ed) ETHICS AND PALLIATIVE CARE - A Case-based Manual
Radcliffe Publishing, 2005 129 pp ISBN 1-85775-846-3
Review Michael Wright, VICTOR ZORZA: A LIFE AMID LOSS
Observatory Publications, 2006
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Allen & Unwin, 2013. 237 pp. ISBN 978-1-74331-415-9.
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Springer Publishing, 2013. 368 pp. ISBN 978-0-8261-9567-8.
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M & K Publishing, 2013. 183 pp. ISBN 978-1-905539-63-5.
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Cambridge University Press, 2012. 403 pp. ISBN 978-1-107-00756-7.
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