Spiritual, Religious, and Cultural Aspects of Care

Author: Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Publisher: OUP Us

ISBN: 0190244232

Category: Hospice care

Page: 128

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Spiritual, Religious, and Cultural Aspects of Care is the fifth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series. Chapters address how to conduct a spiritual assessment of patients and families, spiritual interventions including compassionate presence, listening deeply, bearing witness, and being compassionate, how to partner with the patient and family to ensure culture guides the plan of care, how to find meaning in illness, the many dimensions of hope and its influence on the dying process. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.
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Physical Aspects of Care

Pain and Gastrointestinal Symptoms

Author: Judith A. Paice

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019023945X

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Palliative care is an essential element of our health care system and becoming increasingly significant amidst an aging society and organizations struggling to provide both compassionate and cost effective care. Palliative care is also characterized by a strong interdisciplinary approach. Nurses are at the center of the palliative care team across settings and populations. The second volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Series, Physical Aspects of Care: Pain, Nausea and Vomiting, Fatigue and Bowel Management, provides an overview of the principles of symptom assessment and management for symptoms including: pain, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, obstruction, and ascites. The content of the concise, clinically-focused volumes in the HPNA series prepares nurses for certification exams as well as quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables, figures, and practical tools such as assessment instruments, pharmacology tables, and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.
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Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging

Author: Barbara Berkman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 1127

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This handbook presents the latest research on social work with older people, providing specialist knowledge and resources to equip social workers to care for an aging population.
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Nursing Diagnosis Manual

Planning, Individualizing, and Documenting Client Care

Author: Marilynn E. Doenges,Mary Frances Moorhouse,Alice C. Murr

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 1131

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The authors provide some excellent tools for teaching a venipuncture class though small, is complete in its coverage of topics related to phlebotomy. The unit on blood collection and venipuncture equipment is very thorough. . . Respiratory Care, review of the 1st Edition.Perfect for intensive one- or two-day phlebotomy courses! This user-friendly text concentrates on the crucial skills of blood specimen collection. . . making it a cost-effective, compact learning tool for cross training and continuing education.
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