qThis book is invaluable for any health workers, social scientists, and educators interested in palliative care developments in rapidly changing societies.q Aging and Society To what extent have hospice and palliative care developments taken hold in the countries of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union? Has health care reform in the wake of communism provided a climate for palliative care innovation? In which countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia have palliative care developments been most pronounced and what is the key to their success? Above all, what obstacles to improvement still exist and how can these be overcome? This ground-breaking study sets out to answer these questions and to provide, for the first time, a detailed analysis of hospice and related services in a vast region comprising 28 countries and a population of over 400 million people. Transitions in End of Life Care will be essential reading for anyone concerned with improving the level of provision of hospice and palliative care services, in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and indeed elsewhere in the world.aquot;This book is invaluable for any health workers, social scientists, and educators interested in palliative care developments in rapidly changing societies.
|Title||:||Transitions in End of Life Care|
|Author||:||David Clark, Michael Wright, Jacek Łuczak|