Terminal Illness: A Guide to Nursing / Edition 1

Terminal Illness: A Guide to Nursing / Edition 1

by Charles Kemp

ISBN-10: 0397551231

ISBN-13: 9780397551231

Pub. Date: 01/28/1995

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

1Psychosocial Needs, Problems, and Interventions: The Individual7
2Psychosocial Needs, Problems, and Interventions: The Family29
3Spiritual Care: Needs, Problems, and Interventions43
4Spiritual Care: Faiths52
5Sociocultural Care63
6Grief and Bereavement Care75
7Developing a Bereavement Group86
8Ethical Issues in Terminal Care89
9Stress and Health Care Providers97
10Pain: Principles of Management107
11Pain: Classification and Assessment112
12Pain: Techniques of Management123
13Neurological Problems and Interventions149
14Respiratory and Cardiovascular Problems and Interventions158
15Skin Problems and Interventions166
16Oral Problems and Interventions172
17Gastrointestinal Problems and Interventions176
18Genitourinary Problems and Interventions190
19Dehydration and Fatigue194
20Oncology Emergencies and Paraneoplastic Syndromes198
21Imminent Death and Interventions202
22Major Organs (Lung, Pancreas, Liver, Brain): Metastatic Spread/Common Symptoms215
23Female Reproductive Cancer (Breast, Ovarian, Uterine): Metastatic Spread/Common Symptoms224
24Gastrointestinal Cancer (Colorectal, Stomach, Esophageal, and Oral): Metastatic Spread/Common Symptoms232
25Urinary Tract Cancer (Renal and Other Urinary Cancers and Bladder and Prostate Cancers): Metastatic Spread/Common Symptoms241
26Blood/Lymph and Skin Cancer (Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Melanoma): Metastatic Spread/Common Symptoms247
27Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome261
28Degenerative Neurological Disorders281
29Alzheimer's Disease and Other Cognitive Impairment Illnesses287
30Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Diseases296

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