1st Edition

Palliative Care

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ISBN 9780273760627
Published May 31, 2012 by Routledge
80 Pages

USD $11.95

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Book Description

This easy-to-use guide provides a quick reference to the principles of palliative and end-of-life care for adults, to help you enable your patients to not only die peacefully but also live until they die.


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Table of Contents

What is palliative care?
The patient journey
Role of the nurse
Communication in palliative care
Holistic assessment
Symptom management  in palliative and end of life care
Pain management
Nausea and vomiting
Care at end of life
Symptoms at end of life
A good death
Care in the last few weeks and days
Supporting family and carers
Looking after self

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