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Palliative Care Nursing: Principles and Evidence for Practice (2nd edn)
  1. Joan Adam, Nurse Lecturer,
  2. Kim Donaldson,
  3. Sheila Payne,
  4. Jane Seymour and
  5. Christine Ingleton
  1. Joan Adam is Nurse Lecturer and Kim Donaldson is Hospice Practice Development Facilitator, Education Department, St Columba’s Hospice, Edinburgh
  2. Publishers: McGraw Hill/Open University Press No of pages: 736; Price: £32.99 ISBN: 978-0-335-22181-3 Publication date: August 2008

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The fact that this book is in its second edition, after only 4 years, demonstrates the pace of change in specialist palliative care in the UK and the book’s success as a reference manual. It provides the reader with critical insight into the complex issues surrounding patients with advanced, progressive diseases and their …

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