The second edition of this highly successful text has been greatly expandedand updated, and is now available in two companion volumes. Stepping into Palliative Care 1 focuses on the frameworks for delivering palliative care,and the role and relationships within them. It also comprehensively covers stress, communication and ethical issues. This practical guide with numerous examples, illustrations and thorough references, includes boxes, tables, figures, self-assessment questions, points for reflection and case studies to aid comprehension. The clear layout and straightforward approachis ideal for all those working in community care, including nurses, nursingstudents, doctors and social workers, and those already involved to some extent in palliative care.