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Palliative Nursing [electronic resource] : Across the Spectrum of Care

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405169974Publication details: Chicester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781444322712
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Palliative Nursing : Across the Spectrum of CareDDC classification:
  • 616.029 616/.029
LOC classification:
  • RT87.T45P41 2009
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Contents:
Palliative Nursing; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Introduction; PART ONE ADULT PALLIATIVE CARE; Section One History and Ethos of Palliative Care; 1 The history of palliative care; 2 Definitions and aims of palliative care; 3 Providing palliative care for marginalised and disenfranchised people; Section Two Palliative Nursing Across Care Settings; 4 Palliative nursing care in the acute hospital; 5 Palliative nursing care in the community; 6 Palliative nursing care in nursing and residential care homes; 7 Palliative nursing care in hospices
14 Palliative nursing care for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)PART TWO PALLIATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE; 15 The history and ethos of palliative care for children and young people; 16 Challenges of providing paediatric palliative care in the hospital setting; 17 Children's palliative care in the hospice and the community; PART THREE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH; 18 Palliative nursing education and continuing professional development; 19 Palliative care research; Index
Section Three Palliative Nursing Care for People with Specific Illnesses8 Palliative nursing care in heart failure; 9 Palliative care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 10 Palliative care for people who have dementia; 11 Palliative nursing care in other neurological conditions; Huntington's disease; Motor neurone disease; Multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; 12 Palliative care for people with end stage renal disease; 13 Palliative care issues for people with cancer
Summary: Palliative Nursing is an evidence-based practical guide for nurses working in areas of practice where general palliative care is provided. This may be in hospitals, nursing homes, dementia units, the community and any other clinical areas which are not classified as specialist palliative care. This book first explores the history and ethos of palliative care, and then looks at palliative nursing across various care settings. It then looks at palliative nursing care for people with specific illnesses, including heart failure, dementia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer, an
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Palliative Nursing; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Introduction; PART ONE ADULT PALLIATIVE CARE; Section One History and Ethos of Palliative Care; 1 The history of palliative care; 2 Definitions and aims of palliative care; 3 Providing palliative care for marginalised and disenfranchised people; Section Two Palliative Nursing Across Care Settings; 4 Palliative nursing care in the acute hospital; 5 Palliative nursing care in the community; 6 Palliative nursing care in nursing and residential care homes; 7 Palliative nursing care in hospices

14 Palliative nursing care for people with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)PART TWO PALLIATIVE CARE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE; 15 The history and ethos of palliative care for children and young people; 16 Challenges of providing paediatric palliative care in the hospital setting; 17 Children's palliative care in the hospice and the community; PART THREE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH; 18 Palliative nursing education and continuing professional development; 19 Palliative care research; Index

Section Three Palliative Nursing Care for People with Specific Illnesses8 Palliative nursing care in heart failure; 9 Palliative care in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 10 Palliative care for people who have dementia; 11 Palliative nursing care in other neurological conditions; Huntington's disease; Motor neurone disease; Multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease; 12 Palliative care for people with end stage renal disease; 13 Palliative care issues for people with cancer

Palliative Nursing is an evidence-based practical guide for nurses working in areas of practice where general palliative care is provided. This may be in hospitals, nursing homes, dementia units, the community and any other clinical areas which are not classified as specialist palliative care. This book first explores the history and ethos of palliative care, and then looks at palliative nursing across various care settings. It then looks at palliative nursing care for people with specific illnesses, including heart failure, dementia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer, an