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Palliative Medicine, A Simple Guide To The Condition, Diagnosis, Treatment And End of Life

by Kenneth Kee

<p>Palliative means relieving pain or symptoms without dealing with the cause of the disorder.<br/>Palliative medicine is such a large and important treatment that it is impossible to deal with every aspect of it.<br/>This is only a simple guide

ISBN: 9781370182275

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Patient Safety in Dialysis Access

by Widmer, M.K.

Not only are dialysis access creation and maintenance prone to complications, but patients suffering from end-stage renal disease and its comorbidities generally have a high risk of adverse events during their continuous treatment. Preventive ...

ISBN: 9783318027068

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Ryan House: In the Heart of Phoenix

by Mark Tabb

<p>In the Heart of Phoenix was written to share the possibility of your community being able to create a sustainable model of world-class caregiving that provides respite, palliative and hospice care for children and their families who are ...

ISBN: 9780990515784

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Sky Above Clouds

Finding Our Way through Creativity, Aging, and Illness

by Wendy L. Miller & Gene D. Cohen

<p>Through their scientific research and clinical practice, husband and wife team Gene D. Cohen and Wendy L. Miller uncovered new clues about how the aging mind can build resilience and continue growth, even during times of grave illness, thus ...

ISBN: 9780199371433

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Spirituality and Coping with Loss

End of Life Healthcare Practice

by Wendy Greenstreet

<P><STRONG>Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice</STRONG> describes a research study that reflects nurses’ experience of the nature of loss encountered in end of life care settings as well as the ways in which ...

ISBN: 9781498767859

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Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice

by Greenstreet, Wendy

<P><STRONG>Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice</STRONG> describes a research study that reflects nurses' experience of the nature of loss encountered in end of life care settings as well as the ways in which ...

ISBN: 9781498767835

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Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

by John Wattis, Stephen Curran & Melanie Rogers

<P><EM>This book will be of tremendous use to all healthcare professionals from physicians to nurses to social workers, rehabilitation therapists, and chaplains. The pathway taken here is a sensible and reasonable one, emphasizing a ...

ISBN: 9781351743686

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Summary of Being Mortal

by Atul Gawande | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

<p>Summary of Being Mortal by Atul Gawande | Includes Analysis</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Preview:</strong></p> <p><em>Being Mortal</em>, written by Atul Gawande, brings to light an array of concepts involving death, mortality, aging, and terminal ...

ISBN: 9781683781264

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Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition

by Bruera, Eduardo

<P>"...the thoroughness of the text has to be admired. It is an excellent starting point for students of palliative care which makes an important contribution to any library."<BR>-<I>British Journal of Hospital Medicine</I></P> <P>"... covers a ...

ISBN: 9781444135268

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That's Good Grease

And Other Surprising Compliments about Hospice

by Rick Schneider

<p>Why do some people contact hospice when a family member is in a serious medical crisis and some people don’t? Is it the fear of the unknown? What happens if you call hospice? What does hospice care actually involve, anyway?<br> &nbsp; &nbsp; ...

ISBN: 9781619847866

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The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

by Betty R. Ferrell & Nessa Coyle

<p>The essence of nursing care continually exposes nurses to suffering. Although they bear witness to the suffering of others, their own suffering is less frequently exposed. This slim volume attempts to give voice to the suffering that nurses ...

ISBN: 9780190450427

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The Oxford Handbook of Ethics at the End of Life

by Stuart J. Youngner & Robert M. Arnold

<p>This handbook explores the topic of death and dying from the late twentieth to the early twenty-first centuries, with particular emphasis on the United States. In this period, technology has radically changed medical practices and the way we ...

ISBN: 9780190628642

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The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicine: The Dying Mind

by MacLeod, Sandy

This Second Edition of The Psychiatry of Palliative Medicine remains a practical and pragmatic distillation of the psychiatry relevant to the terminally ill. Revised throughout and greatly expanded by the addition of two entirely new chapters, ...

ISBN: 9781138031517

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When Death Comes Knocking for Your Patients

A Guide for Nurses and Palliative Caregivers

by Meina J. Dubetz

<p>As a nurse or palliative caregiver, do you want to take better care of terminally ill patients, their loved ones, and yourself? Would you like to be empowered under difficult circumstances and feel more comfortable about what to say when ...

ISBN: 9780998121277

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YOU'RE NOT DEAD 'TIL I SAY YOU'RE DEAD

A Nurse's Reflections on Death, Dying, and the Near-Death Experience

by Joyce Victor PhD RN

<p>Every encounter with death reminds us of our own ultimate fate; what each of us must one day confront and endure. Our experiences with the dying shape who we are and how we will live. Framed by Victor’s own near-death experience, You’re Not ...

ISBN: 9781937997823

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