We are delighted to announce the coming our of
Palliativnaya pomosch. Kratkoye rukovodstvo
(A Brief Guide on Palliative Aid)
a monograph by M. E. Liptuga, I. V. Polyakov, T. M. Zelenskaya
According to the World Health Organizations, palliative care is intensive care
of patients whose diseases are incurable. It aims to meet the physical, psychological,
social and spiritual needs of the patient.
The book gives basic knowledge about palliative care, the necessary notions
of general care, definitions and explanations of the principles of palliative
care. Much attention is given to involving volunteers and non-governmental organizations
in palliative care and organizing it logistically and economically.
The book is intended for Russian and foreign students, nurses, social workers,
and physicians. It can also be of interest to relatives of patients who need
The book is published under the Christian Interchurch Diakonal Council of St.
Petersburg program "Palliative Care to Patients with AIDS and affected".
Copies can be obtained at:
Russia 193167, St. Petersburg
Obvodny Canal 17, CIDC
Tel/Fax: (812) 2771491
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