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Symptom Assessment and Management in Palliative Care, 2017/18, Semester 1
Jane Chatterjee
janec@st-gemma.co.uk or J.Chatterjee@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading List

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HECS 5302M and HECS 3273

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Essential Reading

Cherny, N. et al. eds. 2015 Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine 5th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ferrell, R. et al. eds. 2015 Oxford textbook of palliative nursing 4th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Twycross, R. 2009 Symptom management in advanced cancer 4th ed. Palliativedrugs.com

Twycross, R. et al. eds 2014 Palliative care formulary : [PCF5] 5th ed. Palliativedrugs.com

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Addington-Hall, J. and Higginson, I. eds. 2001 Palliative care for non-cancer patients Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Department of Health (2008) End of Life Care Strategy- Promoting Quality Care for all Adults at the End of Life. London: Crown Publications [online] [Accessed 07/08/2014] Available from:


Faull, C. et al. eds. 2012. Handbook of Palliative Care 3rd ed. New Jersey: Wiley- Blackwell.

Field, D. et al. eds. 2001. Researching palliative care. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Gott, M. and Ingleton, C. eds 2011 Living with ageing and dying : palliative and end of life care for older people. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hughes, J.C. and Baldwin, C. 2006 Ethical issues in dementia care : making difficult decisions- Bradford Dementia Group Good Practice Guide. London Jessica Kingsley Publications.

Leadership Alliance for the Care of Dying People, 2014 One chance to get it right: Improving people’s experience of care in the last few days and hours of life. [Online] [accessed 17/08/2015] Available from: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/323188/One_chance_to_get_it_right.pdf

Leadbeater,C. and Garber, J. (2010) Dying for Change London: Demos [Online] [accessed 17/08/2015] Available from:


Lloyd-Williams, M. 2008. Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lugton, J. 2002. Communicating with Dying People and their Relatives. Oxon: Radcliffe Medical Press Ltd

Margerson, C. and Trenoweth, S. eds. 2010 Developing holistic care for long-term conditions Oxen: Routledge

Melzack, R. and Wall, P. 2008. The Challenge of Pain 3rd ed. London: Penguin.

Nicol, J. and Nyatanga, B. 2014 Palliative and end of life care in nursing- Transforming Nursing in Practice Series London: Sage

Payne, S. et al. eds 2008 Palliative Care Nursing: Principles and Evidence for Practice. 2nd ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Quill, E. and Miller, F.G. eds. 2014 Palliative care and ethics : common ground and cutting edges Oxford: Oxford University Press

Regnard,C and Dean, M. 2010 A Guide to Symptom Relief in Palliative Care 6th ed. London: Radcliffe Publishing.

Stanworth, R. 2003 Recognizing spiritual needs in people who are dying Oxford: Oxford University Press

Wilson, J. 2014 Supporting people through loss and grief : an introduction for counsellors and other caring practitioners London: Jessica Kingsley publishers

Yorkshire Cancer Network and North East Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Alliance, 2012 A Guide to Symptom Management in Palliative Care [online] [Accessed 07/08/2014] Available from:


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End of Life Care

European journal of palliative care.

International journal of palliative nursing.

Journal of pain and symptom management.

The Journal of pain.

Palliative medicine.

Progress in palliative care.

This list was last updated on 17/08/2015