Palliative Care Nursing at a Glance
At a Glance (Nursing and Healthcare) 1. Aufl.
Palliative Care Nursing at a Glance is the perfect companion for nursing students, health and social care practitioners, and all those involved in palliative care delivery, both in the clinical and home setting. Written by an expert team of academics, nurses, educators and researchers it provides a concise and easy-to-read overview of all the concepts and clinical decision-making skills necessary for the provision of good-quality palliative and end-of-life care. Divided into six sections, the book includes coverage of all key clinical applications, principles of symptom management, palliative care approaches for a range of conditions and patient groups, exploration of the roles of the multi-professional team, as well as ethical challenges. Superbly illustrated, with full colour illustrations throughout Provides information on delivery of care in a range of settings Broad coverage makes it ideal reading for anyone involved in palliative care delivery User-friendly and accessible resource for those working in both specialist and non-specialist adult settings
Contributors viii Preface xi List of Abbreviations xii About the companion website xiv Part 1 Introduction 1 1 Setting the scene 2Christine Ingleton 2 Managing the needs of family caregivers 4Philip J. Larkin 3 Principles of effective communication 6Alison Pilsworth and Martyn Geary 4 Advance care planning 8Christine Ingleton 5 Delivering palliative approaches in different care contexts 10Christine Ingleton 6 Integrated care pathways 12Christine Ingleton Part 2 Clinical applications 15 7 Principles of symptom management 16Philip J. Larkin 8 Best practice in pain management 18Pat Schofield 9 Managing pain 20Pat Schofield 10 Complex pain problems and treatment challenges 22Pat Schofield 11 Managing nausea and vomiting 24Jackie Robinson 12 Managing constipation 26Philip J. Larkin 13 Understanding depression 28Mari Lloyd-Williams 14 Understanding delirium and confusion 30Peter Lawlor and Katie Marchington 15 Managing myoclonus, tremors and muscle spasms 32Jackie Robinson 16 Managing lymphoedema 34Lorna Malcolm 17 Managing hypercalcaemia of malignancy 36Geraldine Tracey 18 Assessing and managing oral hygiene 38Philip J. Larkin 19 Caring for people with dysphagia 40Philip J. Larkin 20 Managing breathlessness 42Liz Darlison 21 Cough and haemoptysis 44Jackie Robinson 22 Explaining and exploring cachexia, anorexia and fatigue 46Cathy Payne 23 Continual subcutaneous infusion: using a syringe pump 48Philip J. Larkin 24 Emergencies: superior vena cava obstruction 50Joanna De Souza 25 Emergencies: haemorrhage 52Joanna De Souza 26 Emergencies: malignant spinal cord compression 54Joanna De Souza 27 Chemotherapy 56Clare Warnock 28 Radiotherapy 58Clare Warnock Part 3 Palliative care for all 61 29 Palliative care approaches in heart failure 62Gill Horne and Sarah Human 30 Palliative care approaches to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 64Clare McVeigh 31 Palliative care approaches in motor neurone disease 66David Oliver 32 Palliative care approaches for people receiving dialysis 68Rachel Lewis and Helen Noble 33 Palliative care approaches for people with progressive kidney disease: a non-dialytic pathway 70Helen Noble and Rachel Lewis 34 Care of the patient following a stroke 72Tony Ryan 35 Principles of palliative care for older people 74Amanda Clarke and Paula Smith 36 Care of the person with dementia 76Tony Ryan 37 Care for people with mental illness 78Ann Sheridan 38 Care for people with learning disabilities 80Dorry McLaughlin 39 Care for the homeless person 82Brian Nyatanga 40 Care for people in prison 84Mary Turner and Marian Peacock Part 4 Professional roles in palliative care 87 41 Understanding rehabilitation in palliative care 88Cathy Payne 42 The social worker 90Niamh Finucane 43 The occupational therapist 92Deirdre Rowe 44 The physiotherapist 94Helena Talbot-Rice 45 Complementary and supportive therapy 96Philip J. Larkin 46 The clinical nurse specialist 98Liz Bryan 47 The advanced nurse practitioner 100Geraldine Tracey 48 The nurse consultant 102Jo Hockley 49 The chaplain 104Mark Cobb 50 The medical consultant 106Bill Noble Part 5 Ethical challenges in palliative care practice 109 51 Stress in palliative care nursing 110Liz Bryan 52 Responses to euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide 112Joanna De Souza 53 Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining care 114Joanna De Souza 54 Recognising and planning for the terminal phase of life 116Pauline Ui Dhuibhir Part 6 Managing end-of-life care 119 55 Changing goals of care at the end of life 120Deborah Hayden 56 Managing respiratory secretions at the end of life 122Jackie Robinson 57 Care at the moment of death 124Michael Connolly 58 Spiritual perspectives at the end of life 126Mark Cobb 59 Bereavement 128Pam Firth Index 131
Christine Ingleton is Professor of Palliative Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Sheffield. Philip Larkin is Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing (Palliative Care), School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin and Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services, Harold's Cross Dublin.
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