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Title Hospice and palliative care : concepts and practice / edited by Denice C. Sheehan, Walter B. Forman
Published Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett, [1996]


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Description xiv, 201 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series The Jones and Bartlett series in oncology
Jones and Bartlett series in oncology.
Contents 1. The Historical Development of Hospice and Palliative Care / David A. Bennahum -- 2. The Referral Process and Reimbursement / June Vermillon -- 3. The Interdisciplinary Team / Jeanne M. Martinez -- 4. The Core Team / Gary A. Johanson and Ines V. Johanson -- 5. Additional Team Members / Lisa Szczepaniak -- 6. Hospice Care Settings / Betty L. Schmoll and Carol E. Dixon -- 7. Quality Care in Hospice / Betty L. Schmoll and Carol E. Dixon -- 8. Pain Management in the Cancer Patient / Walter B. Forman and Denice C. Sheehan -- 9. Symptom Management / Walter B. Forman and Denice C. Sheehan -- 10. Common Questions and Concerns / Denice C. Sheehan -- 11. Death Education: Teaching Staff, Patients, and Families about the Dying Process / Lauren R. Zeefe -- 12. Ethical Issues in Hospice Care / David Barnard -- 13. Support Groups for Hospice Staff / Leonard J. Zamborsky -- 14. Inclusion in American Health Care / John J. Mahoney -- 15. International Update / John J. Mahoney
16. Hospice and Palliative Care in Academia / Walter B. Forman and Denice C. Sheehan -- 17. Hospice Research / Betty Rolling Ferrell and Brandi Funk -- Appendix I Assessment Tools -- Appendix II Pain Diary -- Appendix III Resources
Summary Hospice and palliative care has evolved around the world as a method of caring that uniquely meets the needs of patients and their caregivers. Hospice and Palliative Care: Concepts and Practice offers theoretical perspectives and practical information about this growing field. Contributors from varied disciplines, including community medical care, geriatric care, nursing care, pain management, research, counseling, and hospice management, provide the broad professional approach so critical to quality palliative care
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cancer -- Palliative treatment.
Hospice care.
Hospices (Terminal care)
Hospice care -- United States.
Palliative treatment.
Hospice Care.
Palliative Care.
Hospice Care.
Palliative Care.
Author Forman, Walter B.
Sheehan, Denice C.
LC no. 96003660
ISBN 086720737X
Other Titles Hospice and palliative care : concepts and practice (Sheehan : 1st ed.)