When Someone Dies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750640947

When Someone Dies

1st Edition

A Practical Guide to Holistic Care at the End of Life

Authors: Hannah Cooke
Paperback ISBN: 9780750640947
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 12th June 2000
Page Count: 192
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Description

Part One: Caring for the Dying Patients and their Families: Communicating with dying patients and their families; Choices for dying people; Patient comfort and control of symptoms; Wills and end of life decisions; Part Two: Care of the patient after death; Organ donation and donation of bodies; Part Three: Care of the Bereaved: Supporting the bereaved; Practical matters following a death; Part Four: Caring of the Religious Needs of the Dying: Meeting religious needs in the hospital setting; Religious traditions and healthcare; Index

Table of Contents

Part One: Caring for the Dying Patients and their Families: Communicating with dying patients and their families; Choices for dying people; Patient comfort and control of symptoms; Wills and end of life decisions; Part Two: Care of the patient after death; Organ donation and donation of bodies; Part Three: Care of the Bereaved: Supporting the bereaved; Practical matters following a death; Part Four: Caring of the Religious Needs of the Dying: Meeting religious needs in the hospital setting; Religious traditions and healthcare; Index

Details

No. of pages:
192
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Paperback ISBN:
9780750640947

About the Author

Hannah Cooke

Affiliations and Expertise

Lecturer in Nursing, University of Manchester School of Nursing Studies, Manchester, UK