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Textbook of Palliative Nursing

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ISBN-10: 0195135741

ISBN-13: 9780195135749

Edition: 2001

Authors: Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle

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The Textbook of Palliative Nursing is a new resourse for nurses working in the emerging field of palliative care. Incorporating principles of palliative care throughout the course of a chronic progressive incurable disease rather than only at the end of life, the volume's scope is broad. The content, contributed by over eighty national and international nursing experts, and divided into 16 parts and 61 chapters, covers the world of palliative care nursing across all settings. The needs of special populations are addressed, including paediatric patients, the elderly, the cognitively impared, the poor and under-served, homeless, and those with AIDS. Clinical assesment, symptom management,…    
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Book details

List price: $89.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/25/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 880
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.884
Language: English

Part I:General Principles1. Introduction to Palliative Nursing Care, Nessa Coyle2. Hospice Care: A Model for Quality End-of-Life Care, Kathleen A. Egan and Mary J. Labyak3. The Context of Palliative Care in Progressive Illness, Alicia Super4. Principles of Patient and Family Assessment, Elaine Glass, Douglas Cluxton, Patrice RancourPart II: Symptom Assessment and Management5. Pain Assessment, Regina Fink and Rose Gates6. Pain at the End of Life, Judith A. Paice and Perry G. Fine7. Fatigue, Grace E. Dean and Paula R. Anderson8. Anorexia and Cachexia, Charles Kemp9. Nausea and Vomiting, Cynthia King10. Dysphagia, Dry Mouth, and Hiccups, Constance M. Dahlin and Tessa Goldsmith11. Bowel…