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Title The common sense guide to improving palliative care / Joanne Lynn ... [and others]
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  616.029 Lyn/Csg  AVAILABLE
Description vi, 264 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents An orientation -- Basics of quality improvement -- Advance care planning -- Preventing, assessing, and treating pain -- Assuring comfort -- Caring for caregivers -- Continuity and transfers -- Chronic care: heart and lung failure -- Nursing home quality: pressure ulcers -- Improving care for people with advanced dementia and their families -- Improving intensive care units -- Building a palliative care program -- Hospice program quality -- End-of-life care, spiritual support, and bereavement -- Beyond quality improvement: policy improvement
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hospice care.
Palliative treatment.
Quality Assurance, Health Care -- methods.
Terminal Care -- organization & administration.
Palliative Care -- organization & administration.
United States.
Author Lynn, Joanne, 1951-
LC no. 2006012754
ISBN 9780195310412 paperback
0195310411 paperback
Other Titles Improving pallative care