Choices in Palliative Care: Issues in Health Care Delivery / Edition 1

Choices in Palliative Care: Issues in Health Care Delivery / Edition 1

by Arthur Blank
     
 

ISBN-10: 038770874X

ISBN-13: 9780387708744

Pub. Date: 05/09/2007

Publisher: Springer US

Choices in Palliative Care brings together leading experts to spotlight core issues in the field and identify ways PC can fill gaps in current care systems. This far-sighted volume redefines palliative care as interdisciplinary and integrative, bridging acute and long-term care to respond to clients’ evolving needs. Those teaching health service delivery

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Overview

Choices in Palliative Care brings together leading experts to spotlight core issues in the field and identify ways PC can fill gaps in current care systems. This far-sighted volume redefines palliative care as interdisciplinary and integrative, bridging acute and long-term care to respond to clients’ evolving needs. Those teaching health service delivery courses will find this material especially useful.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387708744
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
05/09/2007
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Palliative Care in Acute Care Hospitals.- Palliative Care in Nursing Facilities.- Patient-Centered Palliative Care in the Home.- Hospice Care.- The Role of Cancer Rehabilitation in the Maintenance of Functional Integrity and Quality of Life.- HIV/AIDS and Palliative Care: Models of Care and Policy Issues.- Palliative Care and Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease.- Palliative Care and Chronic Heart Failure.- Palliative Care for Patients with Alzheimer's Dementia: Advance Care Planning Across Transition Points.- Children and Issues Around Palliative Care.- Palliative Care and the Elderly: Complex Case Management.- The Business of Palliative Medicine: Business Planning, Models of Care and Program Development.- Palliative Care and Quality Management: The Core Principles of Quality Improvement and their Utility in Designing Clinical Programs for End of Life Care and Complex Case Management Models.- Ethics and the Delivery of Palliative Care.

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