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Addressing Suffering in Palliative Care: Two Psychotherapeutic Models

Lissa Parsonnet and Carrie Lethborg.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 7011 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Advance Directives from a Social Work Perspective: Influence of Culture and Family Dynamics

Karen Bullock.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 9368 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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The advanced practice registered nurse

Clareen Wiencek.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 7533 words.

Advanced practice nursing builds on the strong foundation of nursing practice by incorporating advanced knowledge and expertise in assessment, diagnosis, and management of persons with...

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Anorexia and Cachexia

Dorothy Wholihan.

in Physical Aspects of Care

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 3260 words.

Anorexia is defined as reduced appetite or loss of desire to eat and is a symptom that accompanies many common illnesses, including cancer, cardiac disease, neurologic disorders, and other...

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Anorexia and cachexia

Dorothy Wholihan.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 6588 words.

Anorexia/cachexia syndrome (ACS) is recognized as a serious aspect of advanced or terminal illness and as an area requiring further research with respect to its pathophysiology and...

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Anxiety

Maria Gatto, Patricia Thomas and Ann Berger.

in Clinical Pocket Guide to Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 2741 words.

Anxiety is an inherent aspect of human existence. Anxiety and chronic diseases are interchangeable in their causal relationship: chronic diseases can exacerbate symptoms of anxiety, and...

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Anxiety and Depression

Jeannie V. Pasacreta, Pamela A. Minarik, Leslie Nield-Anderson and Judith A. Paice.

in Physical Aspects of Care

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 7194 words.

This chapter provides information regarding the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression among individuals faced with chronic or life-threatening illness and delineates...

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Anxiety and depression

Jeannie V. Pasacreta, Pamela A. Minarik, Leslie Nield-Anderson and Judith A. Paice.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 16547 words.

This chapter provides information regarding the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depression among individuals faced with chronic or life-threatening illness, and delineates...

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Artificial Nutrition and Hydration

Michelle S. Gabriel and Jennifer A. Tschanz.

in Physical Aspects of Care

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 3955 words.

Decisions to initiate or withhold and withdraw the interventions of artificial nutrition and hydration (ANH) can be challenging for patients, their families, and members of the health care...

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Artificial nutrition and hydration

Michelle S. Gabriel and Jennifer A. Tschanz.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 8995 words.

Decreased appetite or inability to tolerate or enjoy food and fluids is often a hallmark of the terminal phase of an illness. Discussions and decisions regarding initiating or withholding...

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