Medical Care of the Dying

Textbook, 4th edition, Victoria Hospice Society 2006, $50.00.

This hardcover 4th edition textbook is a good overview of the principles and elements of effective palliative care. It features 26 contributing authors, 687 pages, 2,700 references and over 300 tables and figures.

Note: We have limited quantities of this book. 

 - read an excerpt on Confusion, Delerium and Dementia at the end of life

- download a copy of the flyer

"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

Also available:

Companion Booklet, Medical Care of the Dying
This coil-bound, 5 x 7" companion booklet is perfect to carry in a pocket, as an always-handy reference.

4th edition, Victoria Hospice Society 2006, $15.00.

Quality palliative and end-of-life care for all: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing life-limiting illness, death and bereavement through patient and family centred care, education, research and advocacy.