Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781455779970, 9781455709151

Palliative Medicine and Hospice Care, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Small Animal Practice, Volume 41-3

1st Edition

Authors: Tami Shearer
Hardcover ISBN: 9781455779970
eBook ISBN: 9781455709151
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 13th June 2011
Page Count: 240

Description

Introducing one of the first primers on palliative and hospice care for the small animal veterinarian! Guest edited by Dr. Tami Shearer, this volume will include topics such as: the history of pet hospice, delivery systems of veterinary hospice and palliative care, 5-step pet hospice plan, a veterinarian’s role in helping pet owners with decision making, quality of life assessment techniques, assessment and treatment of pain in life-limiting disease, the role of rehabilitation techniques for hospice and palliative care patients, the role of nutrition and alternative care methods in hospice and palliative care patients, emotional support tips, ethical considerations in life-limiting conditions, case studies, and much more!


Details

No. of pages:
240
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781455709151
Hardcover ISBN:
9781455779970

About the Authors

Tami Shearer Author

The Pet Hospice and Education Center, Sylva, NC