An essential handbook has recently been published that addresses the common problems faced by doctors and nurses that provide children’s palliative care worldwide.
‘A Really Practical Handbook of Children’s Palliative Care for Doctors and Nurses Anywhere in the World’ is a new book by Dr Justin Amery that aims to provide practical solutions to common problems faced by health professionals caring for children and their families, whatever their culture and socioeconomic circumstance.
Dr Amery has combined his many years of experience of caring for children with palliative care needs with his extensive research to provide the reader with practical advice. The book addresses various topics including practical matters that arise in offering children’s palliative care, practices for communicating bad news, helping families with their emotional reactions, assisting children and their families with ethical and spiritual issues, and working with surviving family members as they grieve.
‘A Really Practical Handbook of Children’s Palliative Care for Doctors and Nurses Anywhere in the World’ by Dr Justin Amery is available here as a paperback and will be available soon as a free e-book.
This article originally appeared on the International Children’s edition of ehospice.