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Access to Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care

Lisa C. Lindley and Jessica Keim-Malpass.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 6550 words.

Access to high-quality pediatric hospice and palliative care is becoming increasingly important as the prevalence of children with serious illness grows and the complexity of their health...

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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 Care Planning

Shigeko Izumi.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 7362 words.

Many patients and their families arrive at critical end-of-life decision-making ill-prepared, without any prior conversations about what the patient wants. Advance care planning is a...

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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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Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

Edited by Constance Dahlin, Patrick Coyne and Betty Ferrell.

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 648 pages.

Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing is the first text devoted to advanced practice nursing care of seriously ill and dying patients and their families. This comprehensive work...

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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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The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Clareen Wiencek and Alexander Wolf.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 8182 words.

The advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) brings a unique and essential perspective to the discipline of palliative care—to focus holistically on the patient and family as the unit of...

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Advocacy in Palliative Nursing

Nessa Coyle and Timothy W. Kirk.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 6626 words.

This chapter explores what it means for a nurse to advocate for a patient with serious illness. Six integrated components constitute a conceptual model of palliative nursing advocacy. A...

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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. 6596 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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