This book will be a valuable addition to both personal bookshelves and to libraries. It will be valued by those working in pallative care and also particularly by those for whom speaking of dying remains a challenge.
The author's years of experience as a palliative medicine specialist allows for an insider's view of how to work with the dying. From how to break the news of a terminal illness to a patient to euthanasia questions and working with other healthcare providers and family members, SPEAKING OF DYING is a recommended pick for any college-level collection strong in counseling guides.
[...] Working with patients on carers, "Speaking of Dying" is a practical guide to using counselling skills for all clinical disciplines working in palliative care, whether in a hospice, hospital or at home. Complete with a clear explanation of both counselling and medical terminology, this hand-on guide will be an invaluable companion to anyone working in palliative care.
A worthwile work that would be of value to any professional working in pallative care.
This is a very practical guide to counselling in the palliative care setting. It is clearly written and well set out and the experiences of the author as a trained counsellor and palliative medicine specialist shines through.
A most useful text for anyone training to work in the palliative care field.
In this excellent book, Heyse-Moore draws on his experience as a practised listener and specialist in palliative medicine.