The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care is a concise, comprehensive guide to palliative care, covering all aspects from symptom relief to emotional and spiritual support for the patient and their family. Written to enable quick access to key information, this is the invaluable companion for those in the palliative care field.
What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it mean to have a child as your own life fades away? This book focuses on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both.