End-of-Life Care: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Nurses / Edition 1

End-of-Life Care: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Nurses / Edition 1

by Kim K. Kuebler, Patricia H. Berry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721684521

ISBN-13: 9780721684529

Pub. Date: 12/24/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This book specifically outlines clinical practice protocols to be implemented by advanced practice nureses working in end-of-life care, including both palliative and hospice settings. These clinical practice protocols provide advanced practice nurses with guidelines to provide comprehensive care and avoid errors of possible oversight, provide a system for handling

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Overview

This book specifically outlines clinical practice protocols to be implemented by advanced practice nureses working in end-of-life care, including both palliative and hospice settings. These clinical practice protocols provide advanced practice nurses with guidelines to provide comprehensive care and avoid errors of possible oversight, provide a system for handling specific symptoms frequently experienced by the terminally ill patient, and support communication between the practicing nurse and physician.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721684529
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/24/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction · Protocols for advanced practice nursing · End-of-life Care · Advanced/End stage disease processes · Specific clinical practice protocols · Complementary therapies · Psychosocial care of the patient and family · Grief and Bereavement · The dying process

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