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Nursing Care at the End of Life - 06 edition

Nursing Care at the End of Life (ISBN10: 0803611285; ISBN13: 9780803611283)
ISBN13: 978-0803611283
ISBN10: 0803611285

Summary: Nursing Care at the End of Life: Palliative Care for Patients and Families explores the deep issues of caring for the dying and suffering. The book is based on the Hospice Family Caregiving Model previously published by the author and focuses on the practice implications of care for the dying. The book is written in a clear and user-friendly style, and is ideal for undergraduate nursing students learning about dying, suffering, and caring for individuals and their fa
milies.

Key Features
  • Focuses on practical tips for dealing with a dying patient
  • Provides communication strategies for the challenges of listening to individuals who are dying or suffering
  • Emphasizes respect for diverse cultural and spiritual beliefs
  • Delves into the search for meaning and transcendence for those who do not identify with any faith tradition
  • Addresses the current challenges caregivers encounter in home care, hospice, hospital, and skilled nursing facility settings
  • Includes a discussion on pain management
  • Uses the tree as an organizing metaphor to visualize nursing competencies
  • Other key features include: learning objectives, essential concept boxes, "Planting the Seeds" practice tips, internet resources, and extensive case examples
...show more
Summary: Nursing Care at the End of Life: Palliative Care for Patients and Families explores the deep issues of caring for the dying and suffering. The book is based on the Hospice Family Caregiving Model previously published by the author and focuses on the practice implications of care for the dying. The book is written in a clear and user-friendly style, and is ideal for undergraduate nursing students learning about dying, suffering, and caring for individuals and their families.

Key Features
  • Focuses on practical tips for dealing with a dying patient
  • Provides communication strategies for the challenges of listening to individuals who are dying or suffering
  • Emphasizes respect for diverse cultural and spiritual beliefs
  • Delves into the search for meaning and transcendence for those who do not identify with any faith tradition
  • Addresses the current challenges caregivers encounter in home care, hospice, hospital, and skilled nursing facility settings
  • Includes a discussion on pain management
  • Uses the tree as an organizing metaphor to visualize nursing competencies
  • Other key features include: learning objectives, essential concept boxes, "Planting the Seeds" practice tips, internet resources, and extensive case examples
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 06
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Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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