Symptom Management Algorithms: A Handbook for Palliative Care / Edition 3

Symptom Management Algorithms: A Handbook for Palliative Care / Edition 3

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by Linda Wrede-Seaman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1888411201

ISBN-13: 9781888411201

Pub. Date: 10/01/2008

Publisher: Intellicard

Excellent resource for those caring for patients with distressing symptoms in hospice, cancer or community settings. Includes detailled nursing assessments of etiologies of distressing symptoms, treatment guidelines using the algorithmic model for pain, dyspnea, diarrhea, and all other distressing conditions as well as common issues such as skin care, seizure

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Excellent resource for those caring for patients with distressing symptoms in hospice, cancer or community settings. Includes detailled nursing assessments of etiologies of distressing symptoms, treatment guidelines using the algorithmic model for pain, dyspnea, diarrhea, and all other distressing conditions as well as common issues such as skin care, seizure protocols, management of falls, including lots of tables for adujuvant therapies, scales to use for documentation of care, and non pharmacologic interventions. Caring communication, spiritual assessment and guidelines as well as cultural sensitivity guides are included. An awesome practical pocket sized book for anyone in the hospice and palliative care field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888411201
Publisher:
Intellicard
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
135,990
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Symptom Management Algorithms: A Handbook for Palliative Care 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great information in a reader friendly writing style. A bit heavy on the European version, but well written. A definite must read for all Palliative nurses.