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Palliative Care for South Asians: Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs

Published: December 2005

This book covers: -Understanding diversity in Context-Palliative care needs for South Asians-Explanations of the similarities and differences between Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus-The language of religious symbolism Very timely.

A most valuable additional learning tool for all those health and social care professionals, in both the statutory and voluntary sectors, who provide care for patients and carers from across all parts of the community.

Gordon Brown, ex-Prime Minister Rashid Gatrad OBE is Professor of Paediatrics, University of Kentucky, USA; Consultant in Paediatrics, Manor Hospital, Walsall, UK and Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK. Erica Brown is Head of Research and Development, Acorns Children's Hospices, Birmingham, UK, Aziz Sheikh is Professor of Primary Care Research Development, and a member of the Primary Palliative Care Group, Division of Community Health Sciences: GP Section, University of Edinburgh, UK; and Chairman, Research and Documentation Committee, Muslim Council of Britain.

ISBN: 9781856422772