BOOK – Complementary Therapies in Palliative & End of Life Care – Book (ENG)

Author: Madeleine Kerkhof.

Are you a (semi) professional in palliative and end of life care? Let this unique book be your guide in giving more comfort and symptom relief to your patients.

Nurses, physicians and other palliative care workers, aromatherapist, massage therapists and herbalists alike will find a wealth of well-founded information on AromaCare and the way some 30 essential oils and a small but well-chosen range of base oils and other base substances can be used in end of life care.
You will find a full chapter on simple but wholesome massage  techniques and a chapter on aquacare, which allows you to offer patients the great benefits of warm compresses, washings, affusions and baths. Also a short chapter on possible implementation routes is incorporated.

All other chapters will offer you comprehensive information on symptoms in palliative stages, such as pain, dyspnoea, nausea, itch, wound and mouth care, anxiety, depression, sleeplessness and spiritual issues. You will find background information on these symptoms and how complementary care can be of enormous value to the quality of life and dying.

I am honoured to share my passion, expertise, skills and recipes with you to make AromaCare and complementary interventions in palliative care as accessible as possible. I sincerely hope that you, with the assistance of this book may help to spread professional and well-founded complementary nursing care across the globe to enhance wellbeing of patients and their loved ones in the last stages of life.

Available from the author/publisher for Euro 69,95 excluding P&P.

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