Medical Care of the Dying

Textbook, 4th edition, Victoria Hospice Society 2006, $65.00 including tax.

This significantly expanded and updated textbook is a good overview of the principles and elements of effective palliative care. Now in hard cover – 26 contributing authors, 687 pages, 2,700 references and over 300 tables and figures.

"I recommend this book highly. It is helpful for people in palliative care, but its clarity and practicality are such that I hope it finds a home on general acute care wards, the offices of primary physicians, and hospital out-patient departments." – Journal of Palliative Care

Companion Booklet, Medical Care of the Dying,

4th edition, Victoria Hospice Society 2006, $15.75 including tax.

Quality end-of-life care for all: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.