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Palliative Care For People With Cancer 2E By Jenny Penson

Palliative Care For People With Cancer 2E by Jenny Penson

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Explains to nurses and other professionals caring for cancer patients how to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care provided. The book offers a holistic approach, examining the physical, emotional, social and spiritual factors contributing to a patient's quality of life.

Palliative Care For People With Cancer 2E Summary

Palliative Care For People With Cancer 2E by Jenny Penson

This text explains to nurses and other professionals caring for cancer patients how to assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care provided. The book offers a holistic approach, examining the physical, emotional, social and spiritual factors contributing to a patient's quality of life. The second edition has been updated and revised to take account of new drugs, treatments and trends and it includes new chapters exploring sexuality, standard setting, daily care and lymphoedema. The text is appropriate for practising nurses (hospital, community and hospice-based), students following ENB/post-basic cancer, terminal care and palliative care courses, and health visitors.

Table of Contents

Valued care: Palliative care - a rediscovery; changes in health care delivery; ethical issues; from cure to care - the role of the nurse - the management of pain; the management of other frequently encountered symptoms; lymphoedema; nutritional care; awareness of psychological needs; confusional states; issues of sexuality and intimacy; social needs - day care; spiritual care; religious needs of the dying patient; care of the patient near the end of life; the special needs of children and adolescents; coping strategies - complementary therapies; communication skills; bereavement and loss in palliative care; applying counselling skills to palliative care; learning to cope with stress in palliative care; refelctions.

Additional information

GOR002256721
9780340613917
0340613912
Palliative Care For People With Cancer 2E by Jenny Penson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1995-05-01
336
N/A
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