End-of-Life Care: A Nurse's Guide to Compassionate Care

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Springhouse

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-58-255660-4

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Description

This sensitively written book offers a wealth of insight and practical advice for nurses in every specialty and setting providing end-of-life care.

Nurses will learn how to address patients' spiritual concerns, ensure that physical needs are met, help patients maintain their dignity, and provide emotional support to grieving families. Nurses will also learn how to cope with their own feelings about dying and end-of-life care.

Coverage includes stages of dying, nursing interventions for palliative care, pain control, alternative therapies, physical and psychological signs of grieving, and more. Vignette insights from the well-known end-of-life specialist Joy Ufema offer advice on giving compassionate care.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Springhouse
ISBN: 978-1-58-255660-4
Specialty:
Oncology
Internal Medicine
Issues & Trends in Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 320
Year: 2006

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