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Nursing Care at the End of Life, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Ginny Wacker Guido

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 7, 2009

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Nursing Care at the End of Life, by Ginny Wacker Guidopresents material ranging from the legal and ethical aspects that affect care to the clinical issues nurses face when dealing with acute illness, pain and dying, to communication and family dynamics. Case studies give readers an opportunity to process and apply the chapter material.  The role of the nurse is highlighted throughout the book and each chapter is followed by NCLEX-style review questions.

Table of Contents

Chapter One:  Nursing Care at the End-of-Life:  Introductory Concepts

 

Chapter Two:  Legal Issues

 

Chapter Three:  Ethical Issues

 

Chapter Four:  Symptom Management:  Pain at the End of Life

 

Chapter Five:  Symptom Management:  Non Pain Symtomatology at the End of Life

 

Chapter Six:  Hydration and Nutrition at the End of Life

 

Chapter Seven:  Caring for End-of-Life Patients Across the Life Span

 

Chapter Eight:  Communications

 

Chapter Nine:  Psychosocial Considerations

 

Chapter Ten:  Cultural and Spiritual Care at the End of Life

 

Chapter Eleven:  Care for the Caregiver

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$30.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-508547-9