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01 Apr 2022

Palliative and End of Life Care for Paramedics

Class Professional Publishing Stand: 5/F225

Digging deep into the ethical and clinical aspects of working with palliative patients as a paramedic, this book is the go-to resource to enable you to act within the patient’s best interests and provide the most appropriate and effective care.


  • Twenty-four case studies covering a range of relevant topics to help apply principles to your own practice
  • Clinical information on symptom control and pain management
  • Written specifically for paramedics, by a range of specialist authors
  • Designated chapters on the role of the paramedic in palliative care, palliative care emergencies and personal resilience
  • Full-colour diagrams throughout.

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all more aware of the importance of patient-centred palliative care; this book is full of tips and techniques to help you feel more confident in ensuring patients not only die ‘well’ but also live with dignity and comfort.

Note: Previous edition 9781859596715