Nursing care at the end of life: palliative care for patients and families

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Nursing Care at the End of Life: Palliative Care for Patients and Families explores the deep issues of caring for the dying and suffering. The book is based on theHospice Family Caregiving Model previously published by the author and focuses on the practice implications of care for the dying. The book is written in a clear and user-friendly style, and is ideal for undergraduate nursing students learning about dying, suffering, and caring for individuals and their families.
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table_of_contents The end of life and end-of-life caregiving -- Hospice and palliative care -- Strategies to stay healthy -- Collaborating with an interdisciplinary team -- Understanding the dying experience -- Connecting and caring presence -- Grief and mourning -- Cross-cultural competency at the end of life -- Ethical issues at the end of life -- Spiritual caring -- Understanding and strengthening families -- Children facing death -- Understanding and anticipating the course of terminal disease -- Comforting and the essentials of pain relief at the end of life -- Medicating for pain at the end of life -- Management of physical nonpain symptoms -- Caring in different settings when death is imminent.
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title Nursing care at the end of life palliative care for patients and families
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