9781632413154 t fc

ISBN : 9781632413154

Publisher :   haylemedical

Language :   English

Category :   Health Care

Publication Year :   2015

Price : USD 145.95

Description :  Palliative care is defined as care for the terminally ill and their families, especially which is provided by an organized health service. This book has been compiled to present a comprehensive account of information about contemporary issues associated with palliation. The readers will encounter some challenging and at times, discerning, yet motivating and stimulating perspectives in the care of people needing palliation. This book analyzes current practices; discusses challenges faced in implementation and describes paradigm of care in the field of palliation. This book presents issues, challenges and opportunities ahead. Hence, it stimulates readers to explore and develop their interest in palliative care practice.

Author/Editor :  Kelly Ward

Author's Description :  Kelly Ward holds a PhD in healthcare management and economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, United States. She serves as the director of a health care consulting firm in New York. Her academic and research interests lie in primary care and palliative care. She has more than 16 years of experience in providing contemporary health care; for which she has won several awards acknowledging her service in the health care industry. Ward has also authored and edited numerous articles, journal papers and book chapters in the field of health care management.