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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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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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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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Anorexia and Cachexia

Elizabeth E. Schack and Dorothy Wholihan.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 7760 words.

Anorexia/cachexia syndrome (ACS) is being progressively recognized as a serious aspect of advanced or terminal illness. This chapter focuses on its management, which is complicated by...

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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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