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End-of-Life Care: A Nurse's Guide to Compassionate Care
     

End-of-Life Care: A Nurse's Guide to Compassionate Care

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Springhouse Publishing Company Staff
 

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ISBN-10: 1582556601

ISBN-13: 9781582556604

Pub. Date: 05/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This sensitively written book offers a wealth of insight and practical advice for nurses in every specialty and setting providing end-of-life care. Nurses will learn how to address patients' spiritual concerns, ensure that physical needs are met, help patients maintain their dignity, and provide emotional support to grieving families. Nurses will also learn how to

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This sensitively written book offers a wealth of insight and practical advice for nurses in every specialty and setting providing end-of-life care. Nurses will learn how to address patients' spiritual concerns, ensure that physical needs are met, help patients maintain their dignity, and provide emotional support to grieving families. Nurses will also learn how to cope with their own feelings about dying and end-of-life care.

Coverage includes stages of dying, nursing interventions for palliative care, pain control, alternative therapies, physical and psychological signs of grieving, and more. Vignette insights from the well-known end-of-life specialist Joy Ufema offer advice on giving compassionate care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582556604
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
794,350
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

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