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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, spirituality, the meaning of hope at the end of life, issues of truth telling, ethics and research are just some of the areas that are covered in the text.
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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 Management: Constipation, Diarrhea, Obstruction, and Ascites, Denice Caraccia Economou12. Hydration, Thirst, and Nutrition, Pamela Kedziera13. Dyspnea, Death Rattle, and Cough, Deborah Dudgeon14. Urinary Tract Disorders, Mikel Gray and Fern G. Campbell15. Lymphedema, Jean K. Smith and Anne Zobec16. Skin Disorders, Barbara M. Bates-Jensen, Lynne Early, Susie Seaman17. Pruritus, Fever, and Sweats, Michelle Rhiner and Neal E. Slatkin18. Neurological Disturbances, Judith A. Paice19. Anxiety and Depression, Jeannie V. Pasacreta, Pamela A. Minarik, and Leslie Nield-Anderson20. Delirium, Confusion, Agitation, and Restlessness, Kim K. Kuebler, Nancy English, and Debra E. Heidrich21. Sexuality, Margaret Lamb22. Clinical Interventions, Economic Outcomes, and Palliative Care, Patrick J. Coyne, Laurie Lyckholm, Thomas J. SmithPart III: Psychosocial Support23. Establishing Goals: Communication Traps and Treatment Lane Changes, Linda J. Kristjanson24. The Meaning of Hope in the Dying, Mary Ersek25. Bereavement, Inge B. Corless26. Supporting Families in Palliative Care, Betty Davies27. Complementary Therapies, Hob Osterlund and Patricia Beirne28. Planning for the Actual Death, Patricia Berry and Julie GriffiePart IV: Spiritual Care29. Spiritual Assessment, Elizabeth Johnston Taylor30. Spiritual Care Interventions, Charles Kemp31. Meaning in Illness, Tami Borneman and Katherine Brown-Saltzman32. The Role of the Nurse Chaplain: A Personal Reflection, Carol WenzlPart V: Special Patient Populations33. Elderly Patients, Susan Derby and Sean O''Mahony34. End-of-life Decision Making in Pediatric Oncology, Pamela S. Hinds, Linda Oakes, and Wayne Furman35. The Poor and Underserved, Anne Hughes36. Patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Deborah Witt ShermanPart VI: End-of-Life Care Across Settings37. Improving the Quality of Care Across All Settings, Marilyn Bookbinder38. Long-Term Care, Sarah A. Wilson39. Home Care, Paula Milone-Nuzzo and Ruth McCorkle40. Pediatric Care: The Hospice Perspective, Lizabeth H. Sumner41. Pediatric Care: The Inpatient/ICU Perspective, Marcia Levetown42. Hospital Care, Marie Bakitas Whedon43. The Intensive Care Unit, Kathleen Puntillo and Daphne Stannard44. The Outpatient Setting, Anna R. Du Pen and Jeanne Robison45. Rehabilitation, Kathleen MichaelPart VII: Special Issues for the Nurse in End-of-Life Care46. The Nurse''s Role: The World of Palliative Care Nursing, Mary L.S. Vachon47. Ethical Considerations, Karen J. Stanley and Lauri Zoloth-Dorfman48. Public Policy and End-of-Life Care: The Nurse''s Role, Colleen Scanlon49. Nursing Education, Denice C. Sheehan and Betty R. Ferrell50. Nursing Research, Betty R. Ferrell and Marcia GrantPart VIII: International Perspectives51. South Africa, Hospice Association of South Africa Working Group and Kathleen M. Defilippi, Pamela E. Fowler, Pauline A. Hanna, Karen C. Hinton, Joan A. Marston, Nkosazana Ngidi52. Zimbabwe, Auxilia Chideme Munodawafa53. People''s Republic of China, Wang Ying and Judith A. Paice54. India, Gilly Burn and Geoffrey Bowring55. Japan, Yasuko Ishigaki, Megumi Teshima, Keiko Hamaguchi56. Taiwan, Siew Tzuh Tang57. Australia and New Zealand, Sanchia Aranda58. Great Britain, Andrew Knight59. Ireland, Anne Hayes and Maura McDonnell60. Israel, Susan Brajtman and Ruth Gassner61. Canada, Carleen Brenneis and Sandy McKinnon62. South America: Argentina, Clara Maria Cullen and Manuel Mario Vera63. South America: Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay, Marta H. JuninPart IX: "A Good Death"64. Narratives of Dying Aimed at Understanding a "Good Death": A Spouse''s Story, David L. Kahn and Richard H. SteevesAppendix: Pain and Palliative Care Resources List Rose ViraniIndex