Written by experienced authorities from around the world giving a wider international perspective on palliative nursing, this substantially expanded new edition has been specifically adapted to reflect working practices within the NHS. All nurses especially those that are new to palliative care, and those working in other areas of health where palliative skills are required, will find this essential reading.

chapter 1|3 pages

Framing Palliative Care

chapter 6|18 pages

Spiritual Care

chapter 8|14 pages

Pain Management

chapter 9|18 pages


chapter 10|16 pages


chapter 11|17 pages


chapter 12|13 pages

Nausea and Vomiting

chapter 13|11 pages

Nutrition and Hydration

chapter 14|15 pages

Malignant Wounds

chapter 17|12 pages

Sexuality and Body Image

chapter 18|11 pages

Complementary Therapies

chapter 20|17 pages


chapter 22|14 pages

Ageing, Dementia, and Palliative Care