Info Long-Term Care: Dementia Books for Children

A list of children’s books designed to promote conversation about dementia.

via Info Long-Term Care: Dementia Books for Children.

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Pediatric Psycho-oncology: Psychosocial Aspects and Clinical Interventions. 2nd Ed

Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

via Pediatric Psycho-oncology: Psychosocial Aspects and Clinical Interventions. 2nd Ed.

INCTR Palliative Care Handbook | Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network

INCTR Palliative Care Handbook | Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network.

Daddy, this is it– Interview with Julie Nierenberg

Julie Nierenberg is the author of ‘Daddy, this is it. Being-with My Dying Dad’, a personal account of a daughter’s journey with her father at the end of his life. Julie speaks to ehospice about the experience of writing this book and the lessons she has learned in the process.

via Daddy, this is it– Interview with Julie Nierenberg.

“It’s Okay to Die” – Book Review | OSF Supportive Care Blog

It seems that a reasonable place to start is at the end. There are few constants in this world such as entropy, God, change, and death. It’s Okay to Die by Dr. Monica Williams-Murphy addresses the last efficiently and allows the reader to understand the opportunity that we all have to help patients take the steps they need to die in a manner they desire.

via “It’s Okay to Die” – Book Review | OSF Supportive Care Blog.

Palliative Aspects of Emergency Care

This evidenced-based book covers the prognostication and assessment of relevant, advanced-illness clinical problems, the management of symptoms, and the physical and spiritual treatment of palliative patients in the emergency department through their last hours of living.

via Palliative Aspects of Emergency Care.

Grief and Bereavement in the Adult Palliative Care Setting

Grief and Bereavement in the Adult Palliative Care Setting provides practical, evidence-based, and clinically effective approaches to understanding the multifaceted nature of grief and bereavement in patients with advanced illness and their caregivers. This handbook is an ideal tool for palliative care providers of various disciplines who provide direct clinical services to patients and family members.

via Grief and Bereavement in the Adult Palliative Care Setting.

PAIN IN WOMEN: A CLINICAL GUIDE, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, Informa Healthcare

PAIN IN WOMEN: A CLINICAL GUIDE, Journal of Pain and Palliative Care Pharmacotherapy, Informa Healthcare.

Open Wound by Karlawish – A Wonderful Read | GeriPal – Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog

I wanted to alert the Geripal community about a wonderful and interesting book written by one of our colleagues: Open Wound, The Tragic Obsession of William Beaumont by Jason Karlawish form the University of Pennsylvania.

via Open Wound by Karlawish – A Wonderful Read | GeriPal – Geriatrics and Palliative Care Blog.

Medical Futility Blog: The Sandbox Wars: End of Life Decisions, The Most Important Gift to Your Family

It is definitely a good sign to see so many new self-help books on planning for death.  It heightens social awareness of these important, yet too-often-neglected issues.

via Medical Futility Blog: The Sandbox Wars: End of Life Decisions, The Most Important Gift to Your Family.