Chapter 1 Care of the dying patient: a guide for nurses (Dan Higgins).
Chapter 2 Symptom control at the end of life (Louisa Hunwick, Shareen Juwle and Glen Mitchell).
Chapter 3 Do not attempt resuscitation decisions (Elaine Walton and Philip Jevon).
Chapter 4 Ethical issues (Fiona Foxall).
Chapter 5 Complementary therapies in palliative care (Rachel McGuinness).
Chapter 6 Relatives witnessing resuscitation (Melanie Humphreys).
Chapter 7 Organ donation (Rachel Hodge and Liz Armstrong).
Chapter 8 Breaking bad news (Dan Higgins).
Chapter 9 Last offices (Dan Higgins).
Chapter 10 Legal issues of death (Richard Griffith).
Chapter 11 Post mortems and inquests (Cassam Tengnah).
Chapter 12 Record keeping (Philip Jevon).
- A practical guide to the management of the dying patient
- Of use to all nurses and nursing students
- Accessible and user-friendly
- Written by an expert in the field