Palliative Care Nursing: Quality Care to the End of Life

Editor: Matzo, Marianne
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $99.99
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $149.98
ISBN: 978-0-82-619635-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
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This fourth edition of a comprehensive text/reference that has been valued by students, educators, and practicing nurses for many years, Palliative Care Nursing continues to reflect the fundamental hospice and palliative care nursing competencies---both basic and advanced--that are essential for effective and empathetic care of patients and families. With a focus on inter-professional collaboration, the book emphasizes the value of complementary, holistic models in promoting health and wholeness across the illness trajectory, even as death approaches.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Authors
  • Contributors
  • Foreword by Betty Rolling Ferrell, PhD, MA, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN
  • Preface
  • SECTION I: UNDERSTANDING PALLIATIVE CARE
  • 1. The Interprofessional Practice of Palliative Care Nursing - Deborah Witt Sherman, Marianne Matzo, & Tonie Metheny
  • 2. Palliative Care: Responsive to the Need for Health Care Reform in the United States - Deborah Witt Sherman, Marilyn Bookbinder, & Marlene McHugh
  • 3. Ethical Aspects of Palliative Care - Anita J. Tarzian & Judith Kennedy Schwartz
  • 4. Legal Aspects of End-of-Life Decision Making - Kathleen O. Perrin
  • SECTION II: CARING FOR THE WHOLE PERSON IN PALLIATIVE CARE
  • Preface
  • 5. Culture and Spirituality as Domains of Quality Palliative Care - Deborah Witt Sherman & David Free
  • 6. Sexual Health and Intimacy - Marianne Matzo
  • 7. Family Caregivers - Deborah Witt Sherman & Jooyoung Cheon
  • 8. Communicating With Seriously Ill and Dying Patients, Their Families, and Their Health Care Practitioners - Kathleen O. Perrin
  • 9. Health Promotion and Rehabilitation in Palliative Care - John P. Rosenberg & Kathrine Hammill
  • 10. Loss, Suffering, Bereavement, and Grief - Mertie L. Potter & Brendan P. Wynne
  • 11. Holistic Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care - Carla Mariano
  • SECTION III: PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF DYING
  • Preface
  • 12. Cancer - Amy E. Guthrie
  • 13. End-Stage Heart Disease - Harleah G. Buck, Ann S. Laramee, Beth Fahlberg, & Judith B. Dyne
  • 14. Chronic Lung Disease - Mary M. Brennan
  • 15. Neurological Disorders - Christine R. Kovach & Sheila Reynolds
  • 16. End-Stage Renal Disease - Lynn R. Noland
  • 17. End-Stage Liver Disease - Robert B. Davis
  • 18. Palliative Care in HIV/AIDS - Carl Kirton, Anna Krakowski, & Deborah Witt Sherman
  • SECTION IV: PHYSICAL ASPECTS OF PALLIATIVE CARE: SYMPTOMS
  • 19. Pain Assessment and Pharmacological/ Nonpharmacological Interventions - Nessa Coyle, Mary Layman-Goldstein, & Leslie Hunter-Johnson
  • 20. Dyspnea - Cindy R. Balkstra
  • 21. Anxiety, Depression, and Delirium - Constance M. Dahlin
  • APPENDIX 1
  • APPENDIX 2
  • APPENDIX 4
  • 22. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and End-of-Life Care - Kristen H. Sorocco, Kristi L. Bratkovich, JoAnne Whalen, & David B. Feldman
  • 23. Gastrointestinal Symptoms - Raymond R. Blush III & Pamala D. Larsen
  • 24. Fatigue - Marianne Matzo & Cameron Soltani
  • APPENDIX 1: FATIGUE ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENTS
  • APPENDIX 2: PIPER FATIGUE SCALE
  • APPENDIX 3
  • 25. Skin Alterations - Elizabeth A. Ayello, R. Gary Sibbald, Kevin Y. Woo, & Laurie Goodman
  • APPENDIX 1
  • 26. Peri-Death Nursing Care - Marianne Matzo & Jane A. Hill
  • APPENDIX 1: SYMPTOM RELIEF KIT