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Video shows an RN assessing a patient wo has dyspnea and pain. She will use the symtom assessment acronym "NOPQRSTUV" to guide her assessment.
This book updated the 42 journal articles originally published as JAMA's "Perspectives on care at the close of life" series.
Contents: ; Delirium / Debra E. Heidrich and Nancy K. English -- Dyspnea, death rattle, and cough / Deborah Dudgeon -- Urgent syndromes at the end of life / Barton T. Bobb -- Sedation for refractory symptoms / Patti Knight, Laura A. Espinosa, and Bonnie Freeman -- Withdrawal of life-sustaining ther…
Defining and understanding communication -- Communicate -- Orientation and opportunity -- Mindful presence -- Family -- Openings -- Relating -- Team -- Communicating self-care needs.