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Palliative Care Nursing: Quality Care to the End of Life

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780826113849

ISBN10:
0826113842
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2001
Publisher(s):
SPRINGER PUB CO INC

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Summary

New Hampshire Community Technical College, Manchester. Provides information on the best practices for quality care at the end of life. Organized around 15 competencies in palliative care developed by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. For students and nurses at all levels.

Table of Contents

List of Education Plans
ix
Contributors xi
Foreword xiii
Betty Rolling Ferrell
Preface xvii
Deborah Witt Sherman
Marianne LaPorte Matzo
PART 1 Holistic Aspects of Palliative Care
Spiritually and Culturally Competent Palliative Care
3(45)
Deborah Witt Sherman
Holistic Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care
48(41)
Carla Mariano
PART 2 Social Aspects of Palliative Care
Death and Society
89(29)
Marilyn Bookbinder
Margaret Kiss
The Nurse's Role in Interdisciplinary and Palliative Care
118(22)
Lisa M. Krammer
Aileen A. Ring
Jeanne Martinez
Mary Jo Jacobs
Mary Beth Williams
Ethical Aspects of Palliative Care
140(40)
Judith Kennedy Schwarz
Legal Aspects of Palliative Care
180(39)
Gloria C. Ramsey
PART 3 Psychological Aspects of Dying
Communicating With Seriously III and Dying Patients, Their Families, and Their Health Care Providers
219(26)
Kathleen O. Perrin
Caring for Families: The Other Patient in Palliative Care
245(30)
Suzanne K. Goetschius
Loss, Suffering, Bereavement, and Grief
275(52)
Mertie L. Potter
PART 4 Physical Aspects of Palliative Care
Symptom Management in Palliative Care
327(35)
Mary K. Kazanowski
Pain Assessment and Management in Palliative Care
362(125)
Nessa Coyle
Mary Layman-Goldstein
Peri-Death Nursing Care
487(31)
Marianne LaPorte Matzo
Appendix 1 Symptom Relief Kit: Health Care Providers Information Sheet 518(2)
Appendix 2 Symptom Relief Kit: Information Sheet for Patients and Families 520(3)
Index 523


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