Perinatal and Pediatric Bereavement in Nursing and Other Health Professions

Editors: Black, Beth Perry. Limbo, Rana and Wright, Patricia Moyle
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-82-612926-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Available
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This is a definitive, state-of-the-art resource on the vital pieces of perinatal and pediatric palliative care. Culling the most important new evidence-based research and findings from scholars and practitioners worldwide, it links theoretical knowledge and clinical practice to fill a gap in current information.

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Table of Contents

    • About the Authors
    • Contributors
    • Foreword Betty R. Ferrell, PhD, MA, RN, FAAN, FPCN, CHPN
    • Preface
    • SECTION I: PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT - Kristen M. Swanson
    • Preface to PERINATAL BEREAVEMENT
    • 1: My Absent Child: Cultural and Theoretical Considerations of Bereavement When a Child Dies - Patricia Moyle Wright, Rana Limbo, and Beth Perry Black
    • Addressing Culture: A First Step in Bereavement Care
    • Continuing Bonds: Re-Examining How Attachments Are Maintained After Death
    • Posttraumatic Growth in Response to Loss
    • Concepts Related to Bereavement Theories
    • Conclusion
    • 2: Applying Theoretical Frameworks to Research in Perinatal Bereavement - Sarah Kye Price and Dalia El-Khoury
    • Attachment Theory
    • Psychodynamic Theory
    • Interpersonal Theory
    • Cognitive Stress Theory
    • Feminist Theory
    • Emerging Perspectives: Trauma-Informed and Strengths-Based Approaches to Research
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 3: Caregiving as a Theoretical Framework in Perinatal Palliative Care - Rana Limbo, Anthony Lathrop, and Jane Heustis
    • Brief Historical Overview
    • Identifying Families in Need of Services
    • Layered, Progressive News Versus Sudden, Unexpected Realization
    • PPC Research
    • The Importance of Caregiving
    • The Internal Working Model of Caregiving
    • Caregiving in Bereaved Parents
    • Clinical Guidelines: Caregiving in Perinatal Palliative Care
    • Birth and Advance Care Planning
    • Beginning the Journey With the Family
    • The Role of the PPC Team
    • Support During the Pregnancy
    • Documentation
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • Resources
    • 4: When an Expected Baby Dies: Maternal–Fetal Attachment in Context of Loss - Beth Perry Black
    • Theoretical Roots of Attachment and Bonding
    • Describing and Defining Women's Relationship to the Developing Fetus
    • Narratives From Three Expectant Families With a Severe Fetal Diagnosis
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 5: The Pushing On Theory of Maternal Perinatal Bereavement - Patricia Moyle Wright
    • Pushing On
    • The Process of Maternal Perinatal Bereavement
    • Comparison With Other Models
    • Clinical Implications of the POT
    • Discussion
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 6: When the Unthinkable Happens: A Mindfulness Approach to Perinatal and Pediatric Death - Joanne Cacciatore
    • Mindfulness Approaches
    • Meditation
    • Concerns About the Mindfulness Approach to Traumatic Grief
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 7: Complicated Grief and Perinatal Loss - Patricia Moyle Wright
    • Defining CG
    • Grief and the DSM-5
    • CG and Perinatal Loss
    • Treating CG
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 8: Lesbians, Parenthood, and Reproductive Loss - Danuta M. Wojnar
    • LGBTQ Families in the United States
    • Human Desire to Become a Parent
    • Pregnancy Launching by Lesbian Couples
    • Miscarriage Experiences of Lesbian Couples
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 9: Early Pregnancy Loss During Adolescence - Sara Rich Wheeler and Marlene G. S. Sefton
    • Adolescent Growth and Development
    • Integrated Theory of Bereavement
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • Appendix 9.1: Bereavement Resources
    • Appendix 9.2: Tips for Talking With Adolescents Who Experienced a Pregnancy Loss
    • 10: Understanding the Experience of Pregnancy Subsequent to a Perinatal Loss - Denise Côté-Arsenault and Joann O'Leary
    • Theoretical Perspectives of Pregnancy
    • Characteristics of Pregnancy After Loss
    • Interventions for Supporting Parents
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • SECTION II: PEDIATRIC BEREAVEMENT - Mary Muscari
    • Preface to PEDIATRIC BEREAVEMENT
    • 11: Conceptual Approaches to Understanding Parental Grief After the Death of a Child - Margaret Shandor Miles
    • Definitions of Grief
    • Historical Literature About Parental Grief
    • Conceptualization Models of Grief
    • Parental Grief Models
    • Discussion
    • Toward Conceptualizing the Grief of Parents
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 12: Theoretical Perspectives on Pediatric Palliative Care - Rose Steele and Kimberley Widger
    • Evolution of Pediatric Palliative Care
    • Standards and Principles of Practice
    • Models of Pediatric Palliative Care
    • Pediatric Palliative Care Specialization
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 13: Hope, Hopefulness, and Pediatric Palliative Care - Douglas L. Hill and Chris Feudtner
    • Theories of Hope and Hopeful Patterns of Thinking
    • Hope in Health and Health Care
    • Pediatric Palliative Care
    • Future Directions
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 14: Grieving the Traumatic Death of a Child - Wendy G. Lichtenthal, Geoffrey W. Corner, Corinne Sweeney, and Kailey E. Roberts
    • Psychological Responses to the Traumatic Loss of a Child
    • Theoretical Models of Adjustment
    • Cause of Death: Does It Matter?
    • Physical Health and Mortality
    • Risk Factors
    • Supporting Traumatically Bereaved Parents
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 15: Remembering the “Forgotten Bereaved”: Understanding and Caring for Siblings of Completed Suicide Victims - Rebecca Kabatchnick and Beth Perry Black
    • Completed Suicide and Its Aftermath: Background
    • Reviewing the Literature on Siblings of Completed Suicide Victims
    • Interventions
    • Toward No Longer Shedding Tears Alone
    • Conclusion
    • Acknowledgment
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 16: Bereavement in Young Children With Siblings in Pediatric Palliative Care - Betty Davies, Camara van Breemen, Susan Poitras, and Eric Stephanson
    • The Long-Term Nature of PPC
    • Anticipatory Grief
    • The Model: Shadows in the Sun
    • Community Bereavement Resources
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 17: Supporting Grieving Children - Andy McNiel and Donna L. Schuurman
    • Definition of Terms
    • How Children Understand and Process Death
    • Understanding How Death Impacts Children's Lives
    • What Grieving Children Need
    • Talking to Children About Death
    • Talking to Children About the Impending Death of Someone Close to Them
    • Sharing the News of Death With Children
    • Children's Involvement in Funerals and Rituals
    • Cultural Issues Impacting Grieving Children, Teens, and Families
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • 18: Moments Matter: Exploring the Evidence of Caring for Grieving Families and Self - Rana Limbo and Kathie Kobler
    • Background
    • Relationship-Based Care
    • Professionals Caring for Bereaved Parents
    • Caregiver Suffering
    • Conclusion
    • Case Study
    • Focus Questions
    • Resources