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THE HOSPICE COMPANION

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Autor: FINE, P.G.
Editor: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Edición: 3
Páginas: 240
Año edición: 2016
SKU: 9780190456900 Categoría:

Table of Contents

1. General Processes
Palliative Care at the End of Life: Blending Structure and Function
The Interdisciplinary Team (IDT)
Documentation

2. Personal, Social, and Environmental Processes
Abuse in the Home
Advance Care Planning and Directives for Health-care Interventions
Changes in Body Image and Loss of Independence
Changes in Family Dynamics
Completing Worldly Business and Life Closure
Controlled Substances: Misuse and Abuse
Cultural Differences: Respect, Understanding, and Adapting Care
Denial
Grief Reactions
Living Environment, Finances, and Support Systems
Basic Home Safety
Suicide: Risk, Prevention, and Coping If It Happens

3. Clinical Processes and Symptom Management
Air Hunger (Dyspnea)
Agitation and Anxiety
Anorexia and Cachexia
Belching and Burping (Eructation)
Bleeding, Draining, and Malodorous Lesions
Confusion/Delirium
Constipation
Coughing
Depression
Diarrhea and Anorectal Problems
Dysphagia and Oropharyngeal Problems
Edema: Peripheral Edema, Ascites, and Lymphedema
Fatigue, Weakness (Aesthenia), and Excessive Sedation
Fever and Diaphoresis
Hiccups
Imminent Death
Insomnia and Nocturnal Restlessness
Nausea and Vomiting
Pain
Pruritus
Seizures
Skeletal Muscle and Bladder Spasms
Skin Breakdown: Prevention and Treatment
Urinary Problems
Xerostomia (Dry Mouth)

4. Appendices
Appendix 1: Palliative Radiation Therapy in End-of-Life Care: Evidence-Based Utilization
Appendix 2: Principles of Pharmacotherapy
Appendix 3: Ketamine Protocol
Appendix 4: Clinical/Functional Assessment and Staging
Appendix 5: Anticoagulation

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