Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook Quality, Compliance and Reimbursement

ISBN-10: 0323024793

ISBN-13: 9780323024792

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Tina M. Marrelli, Maureen A. Williams

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Hospice and Palliative Care Handbook, 2nd Edition includes everything hospice and palliative care professionals need to know to effectively provide and document quality care based on accepted professional standards. Presented in an easy-to-use handbook style, this is the only guide that offers clinicians complete coverage of all hospice-related conditions. Numerous hospice-related clinical problems are detailed, including standards and guidelines, services skills, outcomes and goals, and specific tips for reimbursement and quality. ICD-9 codes are presented for each condition. This new edition has been updated with the latest information about hospice and palliative care and emphasizes trends such as bereavement services, the role of the volunteer, and pain. The major differences between hospice and home care documentation are distinguished. Provides standards reflecting the interventions, outcomes, and discharge plans appropriate for hospice patients with a variety of problems. Presents consistently formatted clinical care guidelines in an easy-to-access alphabetical order that offer specific direction for planning care. Offers practical tips for effective, complete documentation designed to meet the requirements of third-party payers such as Medicare. Incorporates services and outcomes of care for every member of the hospice team to facilitate interdisciplinary care, for example, the social worker, physical therapist, pharmacist, or dietician. Addresses patient and family educational needs and resources for care to promote self and family care. Includes psychosocial and spiritual considerations to provide a holistic approach to care. Integrates more information on pain including a pain care path, adjuvant analgesics, non-pharmacological interventions, and patient/family pain education information as minimizing pain is increasingly focused on in care. Increases information on bereavement services because hospice clinicians need this information as hospice care continues after the death of the patient. Includes additional information on the role of the volunteer because over half of all hospice employees work on a volunteer basis. Presents a section on caring for patients in inpatient areas such as ICUs. Address the major differences between hospice and home care documentation to ensure correct documentation in each setting.
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Book details

List price: $48.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/20/2004
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 544
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Hospice: A Unique Practice Speciality
What is Hospice?
Hospice Care
The Growth of Hospice
Hospice Settings
Patients Seen in Hospice
Types of Hospice Organizations
The Interdisciplinary Team
Roles of Hospice Team Members
Defining Hospice Nursing
Hallmarks of Effective Hospice and Palliative Care
Identified Differences Between Home Care and Hospice Nursing
Medicare Hospice 101
Skills and Knowledge Needed in Hospice Care
The Hospice Orientation
Hospice Orientation Considerations
Defining the Hospice Orientation
Competency Assessment and Validation
Organizational Orientation Topics
Safety in Hospice
Map Reading: Update of an Important Skill
Review Exercises
An Overview of Hospice Documentation
Hospice Documentation
Why Is the Clinical Record So Important?
Factors Contributing to More Emphasis on Documentation
Importance of the Hospice Record
Documentation: The Key to Coverage, Compliance, and Quality
Hospice Documentation 101
Medicare Hospice Documentation: A Checklist Approach
Effective Hospice Documentation: A Checklist Approach
Clinical Path Considerations
Defining Clinical Paths
Automation: Effectively Integrating Care and Documentation
Review Exercises
Planning and Managing Care in Hospice
Planning and Managing Care in Hospice
Hospice Care Examples
Review Exercises
Medical-Surgical Care Guidelines: Special Patients and Families
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Care
Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias Care
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Other Neuromuscular Care
Bedbound Care
Brain Tumor Care
Breast Cancer Care
Cancer Care
Cardiac Care (End Stage)
Catheter Care
Cerebral Vascular Accident (CVA) Care
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (see Lung Care)
Colostomy Care (see Supportive Care: Catheter, Feeding Tube, and Ostomy Care)
Constipation Care
Dementia Care
Depression and Psychiatric Care
Diabetes Mellitus and Other Vascular Conditions Care
Dialysis Therapy (see Renal Disease Care)
Enteral-Parenteral Care (see Infusion Care or Supportive Care)
Gastrostomy and Other Feeding Tube Care (see Supportive Care: Catheter, Feeding Tube, and Ostomy Care)
Head and Neck Cancer Care
Immobility Care (see Bedhound Care)
Impaction Care (see Constipation Care)
Infusion Care
IV Care (see Infusion Care)
Laryngectomy Care (see Head and Neck Cancer Care)
Lung Care (End Stage)
Mastectomy Care
Nasogastric Tube Feeding Care (see Supportive Care: Catheter, Feeding Tube, and Ostomy Care)
Organic Brain Syndrome Care (see Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias Care)
Ostomy Care
Pain Care
Parenteral Therapy (see Infusion Care)
Peripheral Vascular Disease Care (see Diabetes Mellitus and Other Vascular Conditions Care)
Pressure Ulcer Care
Prostate Cancer Care
Psychiatric Care
Pulmonary Disease Care (see Lung Care)
Renal Disease Care (End Stage)
Stroke Care (see Cerebral Vascular Accident Care)
Supportive Care: Catheter, Feeding Tube, and Ostomy Care
Tracheostomy Care (see Head and Neck Cancer Care)
Tumor Care (see Cancer Care)
Urinary Catheter Care, (see Supportive Care: Catheter, Feeding Tube, and Ostomy Care)
Vascular Access Device Care (see Infusion Care)
Wound and Pressure Ulcer Care
Hospice Care of Children: Special Patients and Families
Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) (Care of the Child With)
Cancer (Care of the Child With)
Care of the Medically Fragile Child
Pain: Assessment and Management Resources
Pain Assessment Monitor
Initial Pain Assessment Tool
Pain Intensity Scales
FACES Pain Rating Scale
Pain Control Record
Nurse's Power and Responsibility in Relation to Medication for Pain Relief
Barriers to the Assessment and Treatment of Pain
Harmful Effects of Unrelieved Pain
Classification of Pain by Inferred Pathology
Routes of Opioid Administration
Rectal Administration of Opioid Analgesics
Immediate Help for Pharmaceutical Control of Pain
How to Use Oral Analgesics Rectally in an Emergency
Quick Alternatives to Liquid Form of Rectal Administration
Immediate Help for Pharmacological Control of Pain
Maximal Pain Relief with Nonprescription Drugs
Hospice Definitions, Roles, and Abbreviations
Key Hospice Definitions and Roles
Key Hospice Abbreviations
Directory of Resources
Advance Directives (See also "End-of-Life Issues")
Aides (Hospice Aide, Home Health Aide, Certified Nursing Assistant [CNA])
Book Resources
Clinical Resources
End-of-Life Issues
Fraud and Abuse
Hospice Nursing Certification
Internet Sites
National Organizations
Nutrition Resources
Other Resources
Patient Resources
Nanda International-Approved Nursing Diagnoses
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