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Nursing Care at the End of Life / Edition 1
     

Nursing Care at the End of Life / Edition 1

by Ginny Wacker Guido
 

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ISBN-10: 0135136113

ISBN-13: 2900135136118

Pub. Date: 08/03/2009

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Nursing Care at the End of Life, by Ginny Wacker Guido, incorporates many of the chapter features in High Acuity Nursing 5th ed.,by Kathleen Dorman Wagner. Using this format, the author presents material ranging from the legal and ethical aspects that affect care to the clinical issues nurses face when dealing with acute illness, pain and

Overview

Nursing Care at the End of Life, by Ginny Wacker Guido, incorporates many of the chapter features in High Acuity Nursing 5th ed.,by Kathleen Dorman Wagner. Using this format, the author presents material ranging from the legal and ethical aspects that affect care to the clinical issues nurses face when dealing with acute illness, pain and dying, to communication and family dynamics. Case studies give readers an opportunity to process and apply the chapter material. The role of the nurse is highlighted throughout the book and each chapter is followed by NCLEX-style review questions. This is a perfect reference for anyone studying to become a nurse or a nurse needed a professional resource for career success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900135136118
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
08/03/2009
Series:
MyNursingKit Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Nursing Care at the End-of-Life: Introductory Concepts

Chapter Two: Legal Issues

Chapter Three: Ethical Issues

Chapter Four: Symptom Management: Pain at the End of Life

Chapter Five: Symptom Management: Non Pain Symtomatology at the End of Life

Chapter Six: Hydration and Nutrition at the End of Life

Chapter Seven: Caring for End-of-Life Patients Across the Life Span

Chapter Eight: Communications

Chapter Nine: Psychosocial Considerations

Chapter Ten: Cultural and Spiritual Care at the End of Life

Chapter Eleven: Care for the Caregiver

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