Palliative Care, 2nd Edition
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Find out all you need to know about providing high-quality care to patients with serious illnesses.
This resource addresses the clinical, physical, psychological, cultural, and spiritual dimensions that are integral to the care of the whole patient. It provides a broad understanding of the core clinical skills and competencies needed to effectively approach patient assessment, care of special populations, symptom control, ethical issues, and more.
- Chapters on Veterans, Special Populations, Prognostication, Delirium, Working with Families, Wound Care, Home Care, and Dealing with Economic Hardship.
- Improve your pain management and symptom management skills with a better understanding of best practices in palliative care.
- Quickly review specific treatment protocols for both malignant and non-malignant illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, heart failure, renal failure, pulmonary disease, and neurodegenerative disease.
2011, Hardcover, Saunders
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