Palliative Care Nursing: Quality Care to the End of Life

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Matzo, Marianne; Sherman, Deborah Witt

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-612712-9

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  • Score: 3 (Hospice)
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Palliative Care Nursing, Fifth Edition, delivers advanced empirical, aesthetic, ethical and personal knowledge for the palliative care professional.

This new edition brings an increased focus on outcomes, benchmarking progress, and goals of care. It expounds upon the importance of the cross-disciplinary collaboration introduced in the previous edition. Every chapter in Sections I, II, and III includes content written by a non-nursing member of the interprofessional team. Based on best-evidence and clinical practice guidelines, this text presents comprehensive, targeted interventions responsive to the needs of palliative and hospice patients and family. Each chapter contains compassionate, timely, appropriate, and cost-effective care for diverse populations across the illness trajectory.

Key Features

  • The expanded new edition offers current, comprehensive, one-stop source of highly-relevant clinical information on palliative care
  • Life-span approach: age-appropriate nursing considerations (e.g. geriatric, pediatric and family)
  • Includes disease-specific and symptom-specific nursing management chapters
  • Promotes a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to palliative care
  • Offers important legal, ethical and cultural considerations related to death and dying
  • Case Studies with Case Study Conclusion in each clinical chapter

New to The Fifth Edition:

  • An expanded chapter on Palliative Care incorporates most up to date scope and standards, information on Basic and Advanced HPNA certification, self-reflection and self-care for nurses.
  • A chapter on Interprofessional Collaboration


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Matzo, Marianne; Sherman, Deborah Witt
ISBN: 978-0-82-612712-9
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Terminal Care Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 725
Year: 2018
Doody Core Title
  • 3 (Hospice)

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