Palliative Care - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780443074585, 9780702039652

Palliative Care

2nd Edition

The Nursing Role

Authors: Jean Lugton Rosemary McIntyre
Paperback ISBN: 9780443074585
eBook ISBN: 9780702039652
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 1st December 2005
Page Count: 372
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Description

Preface

1. Introduction to Palliative Care: Overview of Nursing Developments

2. Education and Development in Palliative Care

3. Holistic Care

4. Symptom Management

5. Communication and Support in Palliative Care

6. Spirituality in Palliative Care

7. Sexuality and Palliative Care

8. Complementary Therapies

9. Supporting the Family and Careers

10. Living with Loss

11. Ethical Issues in Palliative Care

12. Evidence-Based Palliative Care

Appendix: Journals Subscribed to by the Marie Curie Cancer Care Library Service

Index

Key Features

  • A clear, broad-based approach offers a thorough introduction for the non-specialist nurse.
  • Written and edited by an experienced team of nurses working in this field, grounding it in current practice.
  • Learning outcomes listed at the start of each chapter aid learning and comprehension.
  • Reflective practice activities and an outline of CPD is especially useful for students working independently.
  • Case histories, recommended reading lists, and references provide a solid evidence base for clinically based practice and facilitate further study.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction to Palliative Care: Overview of Nursing Developments

2. Education and Development in Palliative Care

3. Holistic Care

4. Symptom Management

5. Communication and Support in Palliative Care

6. Spirituality in Palliative Care

7. Sexuality and Palliative Care

8. Complementary Therapies

9. Supporting the Family and Careers

10. Living with Loss

11. Ethical Issues in Palliative Care

12. Evidence-Based Palliative Care

Appendix: Journals Subscribed to by the Marie Curie Cancer Care Library Service

Index

Details

No. of pages:
372
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702039652
eBook ISBN:
9780702060403
Paperback ISBN:
9780443074585

About the Author

Jean Lugton

Affiliations and Expertise

Health Visitor/Researcher, Edinburgh NHS Trust, UK

Rosemary McIntyre

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Studies (Scotland), Marie Curie Education Centre, Edinburgh, UK

Reviews

I would recommend anyone looking for
knowledge of palliative nursing to read
this text as an excellent introduction to
the subject.

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