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Palliative Care Book of the Month
PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE AND EUTHANASIA: Before, During, and After the Holocaust Both outstanding and disturbing, the best book I have seen on this topic and the best to have crossed my desk in 2020.
GLOBAL PALLIATIVE CARE: Reports from the Peripheries 2015-2020 A collection of stories, blogs and reflections advocating for global palliative care.
PALLIATIVE SKILLS FOR FRONTLINE CLINICIANS: Case Vignettes in Everyday Hospital Medicine A collection of clinical cases, giving both the conventional (do everything) approach and the palliative approach.
NARRATIVE MEDICINE IN HOSPICE CARE: Identity, Practice, and Ethics through the Lens of Paul Ricoeur A discussion of narrative medicine and meaningful communication in palliative care.
HOSPICE PALLIATIVE HOME CARE AND BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT: Nursing Interventions and Supportive Care A practical resource for nurses working in hospice palliative care in peoples’ homes and in the community.
CONTEMPORARY EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES ON THE ETHICS OF END OF LIFE CARE A collection of essays on the bioethics of end of life care. Some good, some…
Under My Microscope Duration of palliative care before death comes under IAHPC Research Advisor Dr. Tania Pastrana’s microscope.
Media Watch: Guidelines Barry Ashpole highlights guidelines for triage and GPs, as well as a mixed bag of other articles of note.
Liliana de Lima
MHA, Executive Director