Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care Hardback
Edited by David W. (Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Sciences at Mon Kissane, Barry D. Bultz, Phyllis N. (Professor and Co-Director, Centre for Medical psychology and Evidence-based Decis Butow, Carma L. (Associate Director, Medical Education, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar; Ass Bylund, Simon (Clinical Reader and Palliative Medicine Consultant, Aneurin Bevan University Health Bo Noble, Susie (International Liaison Lead, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool (MCPCI Wilkinson
Part of the Oxford Textbooks in Palliative Medicine series
Written by an international team of authors the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care integrates clinical wisdom with empirical findings.
It draws upon the history of communication science, providing the reader with a comprehensive curriculum for applied communication skills training. An essential resource, the Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care is filled with tips and strategies for effective communication about difficult and challenging communication.
In focusing on cancer and the end-of-life, it deals with the existential and spiritual challenges found across all of medicine, providing deep insights into what is at stake and how clinicians might optimally respond.
This authoritative and wide-ranging book provides clinicians withstate-of-the-art and evidence-based guidelines to achieve effective, patient-centred communication in the clinical settings of oncology and palliative care.
Thoroughly revised and updated, this new edition includes sections on the curriculum for nurses, the core curriculum, and an introductory section on communication science.
The chapters embrace specialty issues across the clinical disciplines, from enrolling in clinical trials, working in teams, and discussing genetic risk, to talking about sexuality, infertility, and intercultural issues.
An educational perspective is also provided, with chapters covering communication skills training, how toevaluate courses, and international models of training.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 456 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 02/03/2017
- Category: Doctor/patient relationship
- ISBN: 9780198736134