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Nursing > Nursing: Terminal Care
Hospice and Palliative Care: Concepts and Practice
Forman, Walter B., Ed.
ISBN 13: 
9780763715663
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780867207378
ISBN 10: 
0763715662
Category: 
Nursing: Terminal Care
Edition: 
2
Publisher: 
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Format: 
Paperback
LC Call Number: 
R726.8.H653 2003
Doody Star Rating: 
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Status: 
Out of Print
Affiliation: 
Delta Hospice; Albuquerque, NM
Audience: 
Undergraduate
Dimensions: 
9.0 x 0.6 x 6.0 in
Pages: 
288
Weight: 
0.9
Retail Price: 
110.95
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Synopsis:
Hospice and Palliative Care: Concepts and Practice offers theoretical perspectives and practical information about this growing field. In the first part the authors present a historical overview of hospice and explain how the interdisciplinary team functions in the hospice setting. In the second part the authors discuss challenges to the team including symptom management, death education, ethical issues, and support groups. The future of hospice is addressed in the final part. The contributors are expert in community medical care, geriatric care, nursing care, pain management, research, counseling, and hospice management.

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