A Practical Guide to Palliative Care
by Swagerty Jr Old (9780781763431)

A Practical Guide to Palliative Care
 

Swagerty Jr Old


Release Date: 11 May 2007
Format: Hardback
Pages: 348
Category: General Practice
ISBN: 9780781763431
ISBN-10: 0781763436



Designed for easy use at the bedside, this manual contains the practical information health care professionals need to provide optimal end-of-life care. This book presents a multidimensional, holistic approach to assessment and management of the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Topics covered include: cultural diversity in end-of-life care; communicating with patients and families; predicting life expectancy; terminal care; non-pain symptom management; pain control; palliative interventions; pediatric palliative care; record keeping; and ethics. The succinct, user-friendly presentation features bullet points and numerous quick-reference tables. Each chapter includes an "In a Nutshell" summary of key points.

AUD $74.95

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