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Care Of The Dying Patient: A Practical Guide For Nurses Philip Jevon

Care Of The Dying Patient: A Practical Guide For Nurses

Philip Jevon

Published December 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781405183390
Paperback
253 pages
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This is a practical, accessible guide for nurses on the management and care of the dying and deceased patient. It outlines the practicalities and legal issues associated with death, the principles of caring for a patient who is dying, and theMoreThis is a practical, accessible guide for nurses on the management and care of the dying and deceased patient. It outlines the practicalities and legal issues associated with death, the principles of caring for a patient who is dying, and the principles of dealing with death, both expected and unexpected. Care of the Dying & Deceased Patient explores all the practical issues surrounding death, including symptom control, resuscitation, organ donation, how to break bad news, the last offices, cultural issues, post mortems and documentation issues. It also explores both the legal and ethical issues involved- including withholding/withdrawing treatment, assisted euthanasia, patients property, wills etc.SPECIAL FEATURESA practical guide to the management of the dying and deceased patientOf use to all nurses and nursing studentsAccessible and user-friendlyWritten by an expert in the field