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Hospital-Based Palliative Care Teams: The Hospital-Hospice Interface / Edition 2
     

Hospital-Based Palliative Care Teams: The Hospital-Hospice Interface / Edition 2

by R. J. Dunlop
 

ISBN-10: 0192629808

ISBN-13: 9780192629807

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

When the first edition of this book was written, there were only a few advisory palliative care teams working in hospitals. Since then the n umber of teams has grown rapidly. The concept of these teams is now wi dely accepted but there is an increased need for new information about setting up a team, how they work, and how effective they are. This bo ok looks at

Overview

When the first edition of this book was written, there were only a few advisory palliative care teams working in hospitals. Since then the n umber of teams has grown rapidly. The concept of these teams is now wi dely accepted but there is an increased need for new information about setting up a team, how they work, and how effective they are. This bo ok looks at the challenges of bringing palliative care into the acute hospital setting, reviewing the needs of patients, their families and careers, and also covers the problems, both theoretical and practical, that may be encountered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192629807
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

The need for palliative care teams
Setting out to meet the needs for terminall ill patients/families/staff/ in hospital
Selecting team members
Achieving change without power
The ethical basis for making decisions
Team dynamics
Supporting the professional carers
The pain clinic and palliative oncology
Epilogue/References/Appendices

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