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Textbook of palliative nursing

Author: Betty Ferrell; Nessa Coyle
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Suitable for those in the field of hospice and palliative care nursing. This edition has an introductory section of the general principles of palliative care followed by a comprehensive section on  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Betty Ferrell; Nessa Coyle
ISBN: 9780195175493 0195175492 9786610655533 6610655537
OCLC Number: 314209694
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 1246 pages) : illustrations
Contents: PART I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES; 1. Introduction to Palliative Care Nursing Care; 2. Hospice Care: A Model for Quality End-of-Life Care; 3. Principles of Patient and Family Assessment; 4. Communication in Palliative Care; PART II: SYMPTOM ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT; 5. Pain Assessment; 6. Pain at the End of Life; 7. Fatigue; 8. Anorexia and Cachexia; 9. Nausea and Vomiting; 10. Dysphagia, Xerostomia and Hiccups; 11. Bowel Management: Constipation, Diarrhoea, Obstruction and Ascites; 12. Hydration, Thirst and Nutrition; 13. Dyspnea, Death Rattle and Cough; 14. Urinary Tract Disorders; 15. Lymphedema Management; 16a Skin Disorders: Pressure Ulcers - Assessment and Management; 16b SKin Disorders: Tumor Necrosis, Fistulas, and Stomas; 17. Pruritis, Fever and Sweats; 18. Neurological Disturbances; 19. Anxiety and Depression; 20. Delirium, Confusion, and Agitation; 21. Sexuality; 22. Clinical Interventions, Economic Outcomes and Palliative Care; 23. Urgent Syndromes at the End of Life; 24. Sedation for Refractory Symptoms and Terminal Weaning; 25. Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Palliative Care; PART III: PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT; 26. The Meaning of Hope in the Dying; 27. Bereavement; 28. Supporting Families in Palliative Care; 29. Planning for the Actual Death; PART IV: SPIRITUAL CARE; 30. Spiritual Assessment; 31. Spiritual Care Interventions; 32. Meaning in Illness; 33. Reflecting on the Journey: A Family Caregiver's Personal Perspective; PART V: SPECIAL PATIENT POPULATIONS; 34. Cultural Considerations in Palliative Care; 35. Elderly Patients; 36. The Poor and Underserved Populations; 37. Patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; 38. Caring for the Drug-Addicted Patient at the End of Life; PART VI: END-OF-LIFE CARE ACROSS SETTINGS; 39. Improving the Quality of Care Across all Settings; 40. Long-term Care; 41. Home Care; 42. Hospital-Based Palliative Care; 43. The Intensive Care Unit; 44. The Outpatient Setting; 45. Rehabilitation and Palliative Care; 46. The Emergency Department; 47. The Role of Nursing in Caring for Patients Undergoing Surgery for Advanced Disease; 48. Palliative Chemotherapy and Clinical Trials in Advanced Cancer: The Nurse's Role; PART VII: PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE CARE; 49. Symptom Management in Pediatric Palliative Care; 50. Pediatric Care: The Hospice Perspective; 51. Pediatric Care: Transitioning Goals of Care in the Emergency Department, Intensive Care Unit, and In Between; 52. End-of-Life Decision Making in Pediatric Oncology; 53. Palliative Care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; 54. Grief and Bereavement in Pediatric Palliative Care; 55. Pediatric Pain: Knowing the Child Before You; PART VIII: SPECIAL ISSUES FOR THE NURSE IN END-OF-LIFE CARE; 56. The Experience of the Nurse in End-Of-Life Care in the 21st Century; 57. Ethical Considerations; 58. Public Policy and End-of-Life Care: The Nurse's Role; 59. Palliative Care and Requests for Assistance in Dying; 60. Nursing Education; 61. Nursing Research; PART IX: MODELS OF EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY PROJECTS; 62. Delivering Palliative Care in Challenging Settings and to Hard-to-Reach Populations; 63. A Community-Based Approach to Improving the Quality of Life's End; 64. Project Safe Conduct; 65. Harlem Palliative Care Network; 66. International Models of Excellence; PART X: "A GOOD DEATH"; 67. Understanding a "Good Death": James's Story
Responsibility: edited by Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle.


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In recent years there has been a plethora of books written about palliative care. While some of them have contributed to the body of knowledge of palliative care, none are as thorough, comprehensive, Read more...

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