Hospital based palliative care: the hospital/hospices interface 2nd ed. (2nd Ed.)
The Hospital/Hospice Interface

Coordinators: Dunlop R. J., Hockley J. M.

Language: Anglais
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174 p. · 15.6x23.6 cm · Hardback
This text looks at the need for hospital-based palliative care teams and the challenges of bringing palliative care into the acute hospital setting. It reviews the needs of patients, their families and professional carers, and also looks at the theoretical and practical problems which may be met.
The need for palliative care teams -Setting out to meet the needs for terminall ill patients/families/staff/ in hospital - Selecting team members - Achieving change without power - The ethical basis for making decisions - Team dynamics - Supporting the professional carers - The pain clinic and palliative oncology - pilogue/References/Appendices