| A Practical Guide To Palliative Care |
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A Practical Guide to Palliative Care : A Practical Guide to Palliative Care Pub Date: May 2007 Product Type: Print Author/s: Jerry L Old MD; Daniel L Swagerty Jr., MD, MPH Designed for easy use at the bedside, this manual contains the practical information health care professionals need to provide optimal end-of-life care. The book presents a multidimensional, holistic approach to assessment and management of the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of the patient and family. Topics covered include cultural diversity in end-of-life care; communicating with patients and families; predicting life expectancy; terminal care; non-pain symptom management; pain control; palliative interventions; pediatric palliative care; record keeping; and ethics.The succinct, user-friendly presentation features bullet points and numerous quick-reference tables. Each chapter includes an /"In a Nutshell/" summary of key points./"Doody's Core Titles 2009./"
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