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Hospice and Palliative Care

Hospice and Palliative Care - 2nd edition

Hospice and Palliative Care - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780763715663

ISBN10: 0763715662

Hospice and Palliative Care by Walter B. Forman - ISBN 9780763715663
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Hospice and Palliative Care by Walter B. Forman - ISBN 9780763715663

ISBN13: 9780763715663

ISBN10: 0763715662

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 03

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Summary

Hospice and Palliative Care offers theoretical perspectives and practical information about this growing field, and explains how the interdisciplinary team functions in the hospice setting.They then d

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part 1 Palliative Care/Hospice Programs: Background 1. The History of Palliative Care/Hospice in the USA 2. The Interdisciplinary Team Members 3. Reimbursement in the United States 4. Hospice Settings 5. Continuous Quality Improvement in Hospice/Palliative CarePart II. Common Concerns in Hospice/Palliative Care 6. Communication: Breaking Bad News 7. Ethical Issues 8. Legal Issues 9. Spiritual IssuesPart III. Common Challenges for the Interdisciplinary Team 10. General Medical Concerns 11. Pain: Its Evaluation and the Use of CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) 12. Pain: Pharmacologic Issues 13. Cultural Issues: General Concerns 14. Cultural Issues: Specific ConcernsPart IV. Other Issues in Hospice/Palliative Care 15. Non-Cancer Diagnosis and the Role of Hospice/Palliative Care 16. Grief and Bereavement 17. Care of the Patient as Death Approaches 18. The Role of Death EducationPart V. Appendix: Care Problems, The Information Superhighway, Resources 19. Care Problems a. Am I Eligible for Hospice? b. The Five Wishes c. Pain in a Person with Cancer d. Emesis and Bowel Obstruction 20. The Information Superhighway 21. Resources for the Hospice Professional

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