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Palliative and End-of-Life Care Resources

The TMC Library offers browseable sub-collections on select topics to make it easy for users to obtain an overview of titles in certain areas.  One such sub-collection is on Palliative and End-of-Life Care.

This topic is sometimes overlooked, or not given the attention it deserves, because it may be regarded as indicative of a failure to successfully treat the patient.  Care for the dying or critically ill patient carries its own complex sets of issues for practitioners and caregivers, including feelings of helplessness, burnout and guilt.

As some of the books in this collection describe, the social, cultural and religious attitudes toward pain, death and dying can also influence patient care. Palliative and end-of-life care is an important topic for doctors and nurses who are treating patients with terminal and critical illnesses, which is inevitable for most practitioners, regardless of specialty.

Pallative Care

In addition to our Palliative Care resources, we have other sub-collections we have on a wide range of topics, including Naturopathic & Complementary MedicineSleep Medicine and Regenerative Medicine.