Fast Facts for the Hospice Nurse: A Concise Guide to End-of-Life Care

Editor/Author Wright, Patricia Moyle
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-616463-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 29
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2021
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Substantially updated and expanded, the second edition of this quick-access reference for hospice nurses continues to deliver the most current information on the clinical and administrative duties of the hospice nurse. It encompasses important regulatory changes and milestones, providing timely information on cultural issues, special communication considerations, and hospice care's enduring growth.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Acknowledgments
    • Part I: OVERVIEW OF HOSPICE
    • 1. An Introduction to Hospice and Palliative Care
    • 2. History and Evolution of Hospice in the United States
    • 3. Hospice Philosophy and the Role of the Nurse
    • 4. The Hospice Interdisciplinary Team
    • Part II: ESSENTIALS OF HOSPICE NURSING
    • 5. The Hospice Nurse as Case Manager
    • 6. Goals of Care Conversations
    • 7. Establishing Hospice Eligibility
    • 8. Hospice Admission and Levels of Care
    • 9. Hospice Patient Discharge
    • Part III: SPIRITUAL AND CULTURAL ISSUES
    • 10. Spiritual and Existential Suffering at the End of Life
    • 11. Religious Customs in End-of-Life Care
    • 12. Cultural Influences on End-of-Life Care
    • 13. Cultural Influences on End-of-Life Communication
    • Part IV: PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS AT THE END OF LIFE
    • 14. End-of-Life Symptoms
    • 15. Cannabis and Cannabinoids for End-of-Life Symptom Management
    • 16. Pain Assessment
    • 17. Pharmacological Pain Management
    • 18. Nonpharmacological Pain Management
    • 19. Pain Management Evaluation
    • 20. Wound Care at the End of Life
    • Part V: DEATH, DYING, AND BEREAVEMENT
    • 21. Care of the Dying Patient
    • 22. Postmortem Care
    • 23. Grief and Bereavement
    • Part VI: QUALITY AND COMPLIANCE IN HOSPICE
    • 24. Defining Quality in Hospice
    • 25. Monitoring Hospice Quality
    • 26. Ensuring Compliance With Hospice Regulations
    • 27. Electronic Documentation in Hospice
    • Part VII: OCCUPATIONAL STRESS IN HOSPICE NURSING
    • 28. Sources of Occupational Stress in Hospice Nursing
    • 29. Consequences of Occupational Stress
    • 30. Addressing Occupational Stress
    • 31. Self-Care for Hospice Nurses