The new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children is out today and brings together up-to-date information, current knowledge, evidence, and developments of clinical practice. It is suitable for both experienced clinicians and those new to the field of children’s palliative care. There are four sections in this edition which are: ‘Foundations of Care’, ‘Child and Family Care’, ‘Symptom Care’ and finally, ‘Delivery of Care’. Two new editors join the team from Canada (Adam Rapoport) and South Africa (Michelle Meiring), reflecting the aim to contribute towards the global development of care for children.
Richard Hain writes “We are delighted to announce that the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children, Third Edition is now available for pre-order from Oxford University Press. Out on 31st May 2021, the new edition brings together the most up-to-date information, current knowledge, evidence, and developments of clinical practice in the field, from the psychological and social implications of care to symptom and medication management.
Comprehensive in scope, exhaustive in detail, and definitive in authority, this third edition has been thoroughly updated to cover new practices, current epidemiological data, and the evolving models that support the delivery of palliative medicine to children.”
New to this Edition:
Two new chapters looking in detail at ‘Decision Making’ and ‘Perinatal Care’ and a new section highlighting the emerging importance of ‘Palliative Care for Children in Humanitarian Crises’
A new section providing the voices of two parents telling their stories, offering thoughtful recommendations to clinicians.
To order your copy, visit the Oxford University Press website (other online retailers are available!).”