Spiritual, Religious, and Cultural Aspects of Care

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Author: Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Publisher: OUP Us

ISBN: 0190244232

Category: Hospice care

Page: 128

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Spiritual, Religious, and Cultural Aspects of Care is the fifth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series. Chapters address how to conduct a spiritual assessment of patients and families, spiritual interventions including compassionate presence, listening deeply, bearing witness, and being compassionate, how to partner with the patient and family to ensure culture guides the plan of care, how to find meaning in illness, the many dimensions of hope and its influence on the dying process. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.

Making Health Care Whole

Integrating Spirituality into Patient Care

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Author: Christina Puchalski,Betty Ferrell

Publisher: Templeton Foundation Press

ISBN: 1599473712

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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In the last fifteen years, the field of palliative care has experienced a surge in interest in spirituality as an important aspect of caring for seriously ill and dying patients. While spirituality has been generally recognized as an essential dimension of palliative care, uniformity of spiritual care practice has been lacking across health care settings due to factors like varying understandings and definitions of spirituality, lack of resources and practical tools, and limited professional education and training in spiritual care. In order to address these shortcomings, more than forty spiritual and palliative care experts gathered for a national conference to discuss guidelines for incorporating spirituality into palliative care. Their consensus findings form the basis of Making Health Care Whole. This important new resource provides much-needed definitions and charts a common language for addressing spiritual care across the disciplines of medicine, nursing, social work, chaplaincy, psychology, and other groups. It presents models of spiritual care that are broad and inclusive, and provides tools for screening, assessment, care planning, and interventions. This book also advocates a team approach to spiritual care, and specifies the roles of each professional on the team. Serving as both a scholarly review of the field as well as a practical resource with specific recommendations to improve spiritual care in clinical practice, Making Health Care Whole will benefit hospices and palliative care programs in hospitals, home care services, and long-term care services. It will also be a valuable addition to the curriculum at seminaries, schools of theology, and medical and nursing schools.

Structure and Processes of Care

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Author: Betty R. Ferrell

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190223766

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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The first volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Series, Structure and Processes of Care provides an overview of palliative nursing care, reviews National Consensus Project guidelines, and offers tools for initiating and maintaining palliative care programs. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables, figures, and practical tools such as assessment instruments, pharmacology tables, and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.

Social Aspects of Care

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Author: Nessa Coyle

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190244135

Category: Hospice care

Page: 136

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Palliative care is an essential element of our health care system and is becoming increasingly significant amidst an aging society and organizations struggling to provide both compassionate and cost-effective care. Palliative care is also characterized by a strong interdisciplinary approach, and nurses are at the center of the palliative care team across settings and populations. The sixth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series, Social Aspects of Care provides an overview of the financial and mental stress illness places, not just on the patient, but on the family as well. This volume contains information on how to support families in palliative care, cultural considerations important in end-of-life care, sexuality and the impact of illness, planning for the actual death, and bereavement. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice.

HPNA Nursing Manuals (Set)

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Author: Betty R. Ferrell

Publisher: Hpna Palliative Nursing Manual

ISBN: 9780190619596

Category: Medical

Page: 1160

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Published in collaboration with Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA), this eight-volume set provides palliative care nurses with quick reference guides to each of the key domains of palliative care as established by the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care (NCP). These domains include: Structure and processes of care, physical aspects of care, social aspects of care, spiritual, religious, and cultural aspects of care, care of the imminently dying, and ethical and legal aspects of care. A volume devoted specifically to pediatric palliative care is also included. The concise, clinically-focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals eliminate the need for obtaining multiple resources for quick-reference in daily practice or preparing for certification exams.

Textbook of Palliative Care Communication

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Author: Elaine Wittenberg,Betty Ferrell,Joy Goldsmith,Thomas Smith,Myra Glajchen,George Handzo,Sandra L. Ragan

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019020172X

Category: Medical

Page: 544

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The Textbook of Palliative Care Communication is the authoritative text on communication in palliative care, providing a compilation of international and interdisciplinary perspectives. The volume was uniquely developed by an interdisciplinary editorial team to address an array of providers including physicians, nurses, social workers, and chaplains, and unites clinicians with academic researchers interested in the study of communication. By featuring practical conversation and curriculum tools stemming from research, this text integrates scholarship and inquiry into translatable content that others can use to improve their practice, teach skills to others, and engage in patient-centered communication. The volume begins by defining communication, explicating debatable issues in research, and highlighting specific approaches to studying communication in a palliative care context. Chapters focus on health literacy and cultural communication, patient and family communication, barriers and approaches to discussing palliative care with specific patient populations, discussing pain, life support, advance care planning, and quality of life topics such as sexuality, spirituality, hope, and grief. Team communication in various care settings is outlined and current research and education for healthcare professionals are summarized. Unique to this volume are chapters on conducting communication research, both qualitatively and quantitatively, to promote further research in palliative care.

No Mission, No Margin

Creating a Successful Hospice with Care and Competence

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Author: Patrice C. Moore

Publisher: Advantage Media Group

ISBN: 1599324679

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 136

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Develop a CORPORATE CULTURE that puts PATIENTS and their FAMILIES FIRST. The MONEY will follow. Hospice work is not for the faint of heart. It takes courage, commitment and accountability to succeed. When hospice is at its finest, a properly trained, passionate staff can make a profound difference in the lives of the dying. Hospice regulations have become more stringent and scrutiny has become more intense. More and more, leaders have turned their focus to documentation and the bottom line and away from the mission of the work. Author Patrice Moore has the win-win solution. No Mission No Margin is THE essential guidebook for managers, board members, and other operational executives to build profitable financial plans that focus on what matters most – the patients and their families.

Physical Aspects of Care

Nutritional, Dermatologic, Neurologic and Other Symptoms

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Author: Judith A. Paice

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190244356

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Palliative care is an essential element of our health care system and becoming increasingly significant amidst an aging society and organizations struggling to provide both compassionate and cost effective care. Palliative care is also characterized by a strong interdisciplinary approach. Nurses are at the center of the palliative care team across settings and populations. The third volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series, Physical Aspects of Care: Nutritional, Dermatologic, Neurologic and Other Symptoms, provides an overview of the principles of symptom assessment and management for symptoms including: fatigue, anorexia and cachexia, artificial nutrition and hydration, urinary tract disorders, lymphedema, skin disorders such as pressure ulcers, wounds, fistulas, and stomas, pruritus, fever, sweats, neurological disorders, anxiety and depression, and insomnia. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables, figures, and practical tools such as assessment instruments, pharmacology tables, and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.

Hospice Ethics

Policy and Practice in Palliative Care

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Author: Timothy W. Kirk,Bruce Jennings

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199943834

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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This book is the first comprehensive collection devoted to analyzing distinctive ethical issues arising in the delivery of hospice care and designed to promote best ethical practices for hospice care professionals and organizations.

LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care

A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice

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Author: Kimberly D. Acquaviva

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 1939594162

Category: Medical

Page: 250

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This is the only handbook for hospice and palliative care professionals looking to enhance their care delivery or their programs with LGBTQ-inclusive care. Anchored in the evidence, extensively referenced, and written in clear, easy-to-understand language, LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care provides clear, actionable strategies for hospice and palliative physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, and chaplains.

Pediatric Palliative Care

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Author: Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0190244186

Category: Palliative treatment

Page: 160

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Pediatric palliative care is a field of significant growth as health care systems recognize the benefits of palliative care in areas such as neonatal intensive care, pediatric ICU, and chronic pediatric illnesses. Pediatric Palliative Care, the fourth volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series, highlights key issues related to the field. Chapters address pediatric hospice, symptom management, pediatric pain, the neonatal intensive care unit, transitioning goals of care between the emergency department and intensive care unit, and grief and bereavement in pediatric palliative care. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.

Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

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Author: Edward Alan Glasper,Gillian McEwing,Jim Richardson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191059315

Category: Medical

Page: 872

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Enabling nurses to deliver safe and effective care and to achieve the best possible results for their patients, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 2nd edition is a concise and practical guide to all aspects of the nurse's role. Covering assessment and management, right through to advice for the family, the expert authors provide information on a wide range of topics, including normal growth and development, pain, palliative care, religion and culture, and professional issues. In addition there is also a separate section on paediatric emergencies and coverage of recognising deviations from the norm as well as interpreting clinical findings and investigations, and measures to promote successful care practice. Fully updated and revised for this new edition, it is now packed full of even more clinical information and practical advice, including a wealth of guidance and recommendations that have been gleaned from the authors' many years of experience. The most up-to- date legislation, policy and practice is now covered, including significant changes in child safeguarding, immunisation, medicines, resuscitation protocols and the common assessment framework. The chapter on neonatal care has also been expanded and now contains information on care and breastfeeding of the pre-term infant, as well as developmental and kangaroo care. Cochlea implants, intussusception and professional issues - such as working with diverse communities, and involving young people in health services have also been included. Written by practising nurses and subject experts, the Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing, 2nd edition continues to be a unique and invaluable companion to practising and student nurses, and to all who need to understand the special issues associated with children's and young people's nursing.

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

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Author: Nessa Coyle,Judith A. Paice

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199332347

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

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This landmark text is the key resource for nurses working in the field of palliative care. Edited by renowned nursing experts, and written by a dynamic team of internationally known authorities in nursing and palliative medicine, the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing covers the gamut of principles of care from the time of initial diagnosis of a terminal disease to the end of a patient's life and beyond. The text is distinctively developed to highlight the nurse's vital role as part of an integrated palliative care team. Various care settings are discussed including the hospital, ICU, home care, and hospice. Chapters focus on the practical aspects of nursing care, including symptom assessment, patient teaching, family support, psychosocial aspects of palliation, and spiritual care. New to the fourth edition are chapters on the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Guidelines, palliative care of veterans, palliative care in rural settings, disaster situations, palliative care in Eastern Europe, and palliative care in the Philippines.

Spirituality and Hospice Social Work

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Author: Ann M. Callahan

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231543182

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

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Many hospice social workers must address spiritual issues with their clients, but do not feel competent to do so effectively. This targeted volume draws upon multidisciplinary theory and research to advance a relational model of spiritually sensitive hospice care. The book will help readers elevate their spiritual competence and foster a relationship with their clients that will enrich the experience for all involved. Spirituality and Hospice Social Work helps practitioners understand various forms of spiritual assessment for use with their clients. The book teaches practitioners to recognize a client's spiritual needs and resources, as well as signs of spiritual suffering. It also discusses religious and spiritual practices that clients may use to enhance their spiritual coping. Spirituality and Hospice Social Work stresses the need for interdisciplinary collaboration with other members of the hospice team, along with the value of maintaining professional ethical standards when addressing spiritual issues. Throughout, the importance of spiritual sensitivity and its effect upon client well-being is emphasized.

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

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Author: Nathan Cherny,Norman Levan Chair of Humanistic Medicine Associate Professor of Medicine (Bgu) and Director Cancer Pain and Palliative Medicine Service Nathan Cherny,Marie Fallon,St Columba's Hospice Chair of Palliative Medicine Marie Fallon,Stein Kaasa,Russell K. Portenoy,David C. Currow,Professor Discipline of Palliative and Supportive Services David C Currow

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199656096

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

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The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness. Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and the very old, this leading textbook covers all the new and emerging topics since its original publication in 1993. In addition, the multi-disciplinary natureof palliative care is emphasized throughout the book, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms and the management of pain. The printed book is complemented with 12 months free access to the online version, which includes expanded chapter information and links from the references to primary research journal articles, ensuring this edition continues to be at the forefront of palliative medicine. This fifth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is dedicated to the memory of Professor Geoffrey Hanks, pioneer in the field of palliative medicine, and co-editor of the previous four editions. A truly comprehensive text, no hospital, hospice, palliative care service, or medicallibrary should be without this essential source of information.

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

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Author: Ann Goldman,Richard Hain,Stephen Liben

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199595100

Category: Medical

Page: 500

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Comprehensive in scope and definitive in authority, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to cover new practices, current epidemiological data and the evolving models that support the delivery of palliative medicine to children. This book is an essential resource for anyone who works with children worldwide.

Care of the Imminently Dying

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Author: Judith Paice

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190244305

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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Palliative care is an essential element of our health care system and is becoming increasingly significant amidst an aging society and organizations struggling to provide both compassionate and cost-effective care. Palliative care is also characterized by a string interdisciplinary approach. Nurses are at the center of the palliative care team across settings and populations. The seventh volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series, Care of the Imminently Dying provides an overview of symptom management when a patient is reaching the end of their life. This volume covers delirium and the advantages of early diagnosis, determining the presence of dyspnea, death rattle, or cough, urgent syndromes that may appear the end of life, palliative sedation, and the withdrawal of life-sustaining therapies. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice.

Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

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Author: Mark Cobb,Christina M Puchalski,Bruce Rumbold

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199571392

Category: Medical

Page: 501

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Includes Internet access card bound inside front matter.

Palliative Care Nursing, Fourth Edition

Quality Care to the End of Life

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Author: Marianne Matzo,Deborah Witt Sherman

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826196357

Category: Medical

Page: 682

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This fourth edition of a comprehensive text/reference that has been valued by students, educators, and practicing nurses for many years, Palliative Care Nursing continues to reflect the fundamental basic and advanced hospice and palliative care nursing competencies that are required for effective and empathetic care of patients and families. This new edition focuses on palliative care that is responsive to the demand for health care reform in America and globally. It provides the knowledge, scientific evidence, and skills needed by nurses to address the complex physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and families within the context of a changing health care delivery system. With a focus on interprofessional collaboration, the book emphasizes the value of complementary, holistic models in promoting health, wholeness, and wellness across the illness trajectory, even as death approaches.

Dying in America

Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life

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Author: Institute of Medicine,Committee on Approaching Death: Addressing Key End of Life Issues

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309303133

Category: Medical

Page: 638

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For patients and their loved ones, no care decisions are more profound than those made near the end of life. Unfortunately, the experience of dying in the United States is often characterized by fragmented care, inadequate treatment of distressing symptoms, frequent transitions among care settings, and enormous care responsibilities for families. According to this report, the current health care system of rendering more intensive services than are necessary and desired by patients, and the lack of coordination among programs increases risks to patients and creates avoidable burdens on them and their families. Dying in America is a study of the current state of health care for persons of all ages who are nearing the end of life. Death is not a strictly medical event. Ideally, health care for those nearing the end of life harmonizes with social, psychological, and spiritual support. All people with advanced illnesses who may be approaching the end of life are entitled to access to high-quality, compassionate, evidence-based care, consistent with their wishes. Dying in America evaluates strategies to integrate care into a person- and family-centered, team-based framework, and makes recommendations to create a system that coordinates care and supports and respects the choices of patients and their families. The findings and recommendations of this report will address the needs of patients and their families and assist policy makers, clinicians and their educational and credentialing bodies, leaders of health care delivery and financing organizations, researchers, public and private funders, religious and community leaders, advocates of better care, journalists, and the public to provide the best care possible for people nearing the end of life.