Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying: An Evidence-Based Guide for Palliative Care Nurses

Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying: An Evidence-Based Guide for Palliative Care Nurses

by Bonnie Freeman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826122476
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2015
Pages: 325
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents



Contents

Foreword Betty Ferrell, PhD, RN, MA, FAAN, FCPN, CHPN

Preface

Prologue

PART I: CARE FOR THE DYING

1. Introduction to the CARES Tool

2. History of Caring for the Dying

3. Goals and Objectives When Caring for the Dying

4. Establishing Care of the Dying as an Acute Event

5. Identifying the Most Common Symptom Management and End-of-Life Needs of the Dying

PART II: THE CARES TOOL

6. CARES Tool: Organization and Considerations

7. Comfort

8. Airway

9. Restlessness and Delirium

10. Emotional and Spiritual Care

11. Self-Care

PART III: FOUNDATION AND USE

12. Theories of Self-Transcendence and Structure of Caring

13. Importance of Advocacy

14. Achieving Compassionate Communication

15. Promoting a Peaceful Death

16. Case Studies

PART IV: BARRIERS AND CHALLENGES

17. Changing a Culture

18. Translating Current Literature Into Evidence-Based Practice: The Role of the DNP

PART V: ADDITIONAL APPLICATIONS

19. A Nursing Model for Care of the Dying

20. Versions and Influence of the CARES Tool

21. Preserving Hope

PART VI: LEADING CHANGE—STORIES AND PERSPECTIVES FROM SUNNYBROOK

22. Knowledge Translation for Effecting Practice Change

23. Leading Change—Stories and Perspectives

PART VII: CONCLUSIONS AND RESOURCES

24. Summary of Steven’s Peaceful Death

25. Recommended Learning Resources for Care of the Dying

Index


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