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Nursing care at the end of life : introductory concepts -- Ethics and ethical issues in end-of-life nursing care -- Legal issues in end-of-life nursing care -- Pain at the end of life -- Non-pain symptom management at the end of life -- Hydration and nutrition in terminal care -- Caring for end-of-…
Report references: The Bow Tie Model of 21st Century Palliative Care by Dr. Pippa Hawley, January 2015: ; http://www.virtualhospice.ca/en_US/Main+Site+Navigation/Home/For+Professionals/For+Professionals/The+Exchange/Current/The+Bow+Tie+Model+of+21st+Century+Palliative+Care.aspx. ; Accompanying repo…
Turning points at life's end ; Rights of the dying patient ; The first turning point : from active treatment to comfort care ; Pain control ; What you should expect from your doctors and nurses ; Family and friends ; The second turning point : making the decision to hasten death ; What options have…
Contents: ; Introduction to palliative care / Marianne Matzo, Tonie Metheny -- Palliative care : responsive to the need for health care reform in America / Deborah Witt Sherman, Marilyn Bookbinder, Marlene McHugh -- Ethical aspects of palliative care / Anita J. Tarzian, Judith Kennedy Schwartz -- L…
Report exploring end of life care for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender peoples.
Title on DVD's:
v.1: Clinical communication in hospice palliative care (courseware / multiple segment use edition) ; v.2: CD-Rom titled: Learning essential approachres to palliative and end-of-life care (LEAP) version 1.1 facilitator kit ; v.3: Dying for care - towards quality end-of-life care (Eng…
"A Caregiver's Guide was created to provide information for family caregivers to draw upon when preparing and caring for a loved one who has a progressive illness, especially at home. It was developed to complement resources and information provided to caregivers by healthcare professionals, includ…
Table of Contents : ; Introduction to advance care planning -- Overview and introduction to advance care planning -- What are the benefits of advance care planning and how do we know? -- An introduction to advance care planning: practice at the frontline -- Person-centred care: how does advance car…
Beginning -- Advance care planning -- Chronic illness and end of life -- Dementia and end of life -- Pain management : it’s more than knowing meds -- Physical symptom management - - Suffering : it’s not just the pain -- Active dying : the final days and hours -- After the death : the long journey t…
Contents: ; Beginning -- Advance care planning -- Chronic illness and end of life -- Dementia and end of life -- Pain management : it?s more than knowing meds -- Physical symptom management -- Suffering : it?s not just the pain -- Active dying : the final days and hours -- After the death : the lon…
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