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Author Zerwekh, Joyce V. (Joyce Valborg)

Title Nursing care at the end of life : palliative care for patients and families / Joyce V. Zerwekh.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  616.029 ZER    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.029 Z58N    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 453 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The end of life and end-of-life caregiving -- Hospice and palliative care -- Strategies to stay healthy -- Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team -- Understanding the dying experience -- Connecting and caring presence -- Grief and mourning -- Cross-cultural competency at the end of life -- Ethical issues at the end of life -- Spiritual caring -- Understanding and strengthening families -- Children facing death -- Understanding and anticipating the course of terminal disease -- Comforting and the essentials of pain relief at the end of life -- Medicating for pain at the end of life -- Management of physical nonpain symptoms -- Caring in different settings when death is imminent.
Subject Palliative treatment.
Terminal care -- Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill -- Family relationships.
Hospice Care.
Nursing Care.
Palliative Care.
Terminally Ill.
ISBN 0803611285 paperback
Standard No. 9780803611283
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