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End of Life Nursing Care : Academic Textbooks Ser. - Belinda Poor

End of Life Nursing Care

Academic Textbooks Ser.

Paperback Published: 11th December 2000
ISBN: 9780763714215
Number Of Pages: 489

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This text moves from historical perspectives to caring for the caregiver; and includes theories, holistic models, the grief process and responses to loss, ethical and legal considerations, patient centered care, communication, management of specific terminal illnesses, and issues across the lifespan.

Acknowledgementsp. xi
Forewordp. xiv
Introductionp. 1
Palliative Care and Quality of Life in Caring for the Dyingp. 3
Theoretical Foundationsp. 13
Introduction to Theoretical Foundationsp. 15
Holistic Modelsp. 19
Applications of Theories to Nursingp. 29
Responses to Lossp. 37
Loss, Grief, and Bereavementp. 39
Grief and Bereavement: Yours and Minep. 49
The Kaleidoscope of Culture: Issues of Death and Dying, Grief and Bereavementp. 59
Ethical and Legal Considerationsp. 71
The Ethics of End of Life Carep. 73
Legal and Ethical Issues and Advance Directivesp. 105
Patient Centered Carep. 117
Hospice: To Make the Path Less Lonelyp. 119
Palliative Care: The Essence of Nursingp. 129
Pain and Symptom Managementp. 139
Issues of Suffering at the End of Lifep. 175
Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A Matter of Acceptancep. 189
Spiritual Perspective in End of Life Carep. 201
Communicationp. 211
Communicating with the Dying Patientp. 213
Communication with Dying Patients and Family Members: A Body, Mind, and Spirit Approachp. 227
Communicating End of Life Issues Among Professionalsp. 237
Management of Specific Terminal Illnessesp. 247
Care of the Dying Cancer Patientp. 249
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disordersp. 261
Caring for the Patient Dying with a Neurological Disorderp. 271
End of Life Experience and Care for the AIDS Patientp. 281
Euthanasia, Suicide, and the Terminally Illp. 291
End of Life Care for Alcoholic Patientsp. 341
Issues Across the Lifespanp. 361
Unspeakable Losses: Miscarriage and Perinatal Deathp. 363
Children and End of Life Issuesp. 373
Death and the Young Adultp. 387
The End of Life for the Older Adultp. 399
The End of Lifep. 409
The Pathophysiology of Death and the Dying Processp. 411
Caring for the Caregiverp. 427
Extending the Circle of Care When Death is Imminentp. 429
Taking Care of Yourselfp. 443
Indexp. 455
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ISBN: 9780763714215
ISBN-10: 0763714216
Series: Academic Textbooks Ser.
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 489
Published: 11th December 2000
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.65