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Ginny Wacker Guido, JD, MSN, RN, FAAN
Using an effective modular, self-study approach, this new book explores the many facets of end-of-life care, including clinical management, palliative care, nutrition, psychosocial issues, ethical considerations, legal aspects, care of the caregiver, and more.
NCLEX-style pretest determines the learner’s base knowledge.
Outcome Assessments follow all chapter sections.
Case Studies allow the learner to put a human face on the chapter content.
Chapter Summaries summarize core content from the chapter.
Comprehensive Glossary provides quick access to important terms.
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