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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work free pdf This comprehensive, evidence-informed text provides clinicians, researchers, policy-makers and academicians, with content to inform and enrich the guidelines recommended by the National Consensus Project and the National Quality Forum Preferred Practices. It is designed to meet the needs of health social work professionals who seek to provide culturally sensitive biopsychosocial-spiritual care for patients and families living with life-threatening illness. Edited by two of the leading social work clinician-researchers in the US, this text serves as the definitive resource for practicing clinicians and fulfills the need for social work faculty who wish to complement general health care texts with information specific to palliative and end-of-life care.

About Terry Altilio

Terry Altilio, MSW, ACSW, LCSW is Coordinator of Social Work for the Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. In addition to direct work with patients and families, she has published and lectured nationally and internationally on topics such as pain management, ethics, palliative care and psychosocial issues in end-of-life care. She received a Project on Death in America Social Work Leadership award to establish a social work post graduate fellowship in palliative care and the Social Work Network in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, an email discussion group which currently networks over 500 social workers. Shirley Otis-Green, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, OSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker and Senior Research Specialist in Nursing Research and Education at the City of Hope in Duarte, California. Her clinical work, research, presentations and publications focus on transdisciplinary palliative care and integrated symptom management with a special emphasis on underserved populations. Shirley is the Principal Investigator of two National Cancer Institute-funded grants, and developed the nationally recognized Promoting Excellence in Pain Management and Palliative Care for Social Workers course. She received a Social Work Leadership Award from the Project on Death in America and is a Mayday Pain and Society Fellow.

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Author : Terry Altilio
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 21 April 2011
ISBN : 0199739110
EAN : 9780199739110
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 848 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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