Communication as Comfort: Multiple Voices in Palliative Care

National Communication Association Division of Health Communication Distinguished Book of the Year Award (2013).

Japanese edition, published by arrangement with Taylor & Francis Group LLC through The English Agency (Japan) Ltd.

This book’s various perspectives make it a useful resource for health care providers, patients, caregivers, family members, and students pursuing health professions or studying communications, especially those seeking to enhance their sensitivity when dealing with seriously ill patients… Summing Up: Recommended.’ – CHOICE

Applying communication theories and insights to illuminate problems and to explain their complexities, the authors advocate a patient-centered approach to care that recognizes and seeks to lessen patients’ suffering and the many types of pain they may experience (physical, psychological, social, and spiritual) during life-threatening illness.’ Counseling Magazine