Physician's Guide to End-of-life-care / Edition 1

Physician's Guide to End-of-life-care / Edition 1

by Lois, Ed. Snyder Ed.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1930513283

ISBN-13: 9781930513280

Pub. Date: 01/01/2001

Publisher: American College of Physicians

This book guides the physician in the handling of end-of-life issues. Chapters cover communications and relationship building, evidence-base d approaches to common end-of-life problems, and legal, financial, and quality of care issues.  See more details below

Overview

This book guides the physician in the handling of end-of-life issues. Chapters cover communications and relationship building, evidence-base d approaches to common end-of-life problems, and legal, financial, and quality of care issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930513280
Publisher:
American College of Physicians
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
267
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Introduction   Timothy E. Quill   Lois Snyder     xiii
The Interview and Relationship Building
Discussing Palliative Care with Patients   Bernard Lo   Timothy E. Quill   James Tulsky     3
A Consensus-Based Approach to Practicing Palliative Care for Patients Who Lack Decision-Making Capacity   Jason H. T. Karlawish   Timothy E. Quill   Diane E. Meier     19
Respecting Cultural Differences at the End of Life   LaVera M. Crawley   Patricia A. Marshall   Barbara A. Koenig     35
Beyond Symptom Management: Physician Roles and Responsibility in Palliative Care   Ira R. Byock   Arthur Caplan   Lois Snyder     56
Pain, Depression, Delirium, and Intractable Problems
Management of Pain and Spinal Cord Compression in Patients with Advanced Cancer   Janet L. Abrahm     75
Assessing and Managing Depression in the Terminally Ill Patient   Susan D. Block     101
Diagnosis and Management of Delirium Near the End of Life   David J. Casarett   Sharon K. Inouye     124
Dying Patients in the Intensive Care Unit: Forgoing Treatment and Maintaining Care   Kathy Faber-Langendoen   Paul N. Lanken     139
Responding to Intractable Suffering: The Role of TerminalSedation and Voluntary Refusal of Food and Fluids   Timothy E. Quill   Ira R. Byock     159
Life After Death: A Practical Approach to Grief and Bereavement   David J. Casarett   Jean S. Kutner   Janet L. Abrahm     178
Legal, Financial, and Quality Issues
Legal Barriers to End-of-Life Care: Myths, Realities, and Grains of Truth   Alan Meisel   Lois Snyder   Timothy E. Quill     197
Financing Care for Those Coming to the End of Life   Joanne Lynn   Anne Wilkinson   Lynn Etheredge     214
Reforming Care for Those Near the End of Life: The Promise of Quality Improvement   Joanne Lynn   Kevin Nolan   Andrea Kabcenell   David Weissman   Kathleen Casey Milne   Donald M. Berwick     234
Index     253

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