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by Philip Jevon

ePub Care of the Dying and Deceased Patient: A Practical Guide for Nurses download
Author:
Philip Jevon
ISBN13:
978-1405183390
ISBN:
140518339X
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Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (December 7, 2009)
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Subcategory:
Medicine & Health Sciences
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1471 kb
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1904 kb
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4.6
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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.

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.

Pressures on a local out-of-hours GP deputizing service led to lengthy delays before a doctor could visit to verify the (expected) death of patients under the care of the district nursing.

Pressures on a local out-of-hours GP deputizing service led to lengthy delays before a doctor could visit to verify the (expected) death of patients under the care of the district nursing service. This resulted in distress to the relatives and delayed transfer of the body to a funeral home.

Care of the Dying Deceased Patient explores all the practical issues surrounding death, including symptom . Phil Jevon qualified as an RGN in 1986. He worked on CCU between the years 1987 and 1993, during which time he gained considerable experience in coronary care nursing.

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. He also worked regular shifts on a Chemotherapy Unit. Care of the Dying and 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.

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

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 ing treatment, assisted euthanasia, patient’s property, wills etc. SPECIAL FEATURES. A practical guide to the management of the dying and deceased patient. Of use to all nurses and nursing students.

Chapter 1 Care of the dying patient: a guide for nurses (Dan Higgins). Chapter 3 Do not attempt resuscitation decisions (Elaine. Автор: Rothrock Jane C. Название: Alexander& Care of the Patient in Surgery ISBN: 0323089429 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780323089425 Издательство: Elsevier Science Рейтинг

This is a practical, accessible guide for nurses on the managementand care of the dying and deceased patient.  It outlines thepracticalities and legal issues associated with death, theprinciples of caring for a patient who is dying, and the principlesof dealing with death, both expected and unexpected.

Care of the Dying & Deceased Patient explores all thepractical issues surrounding death, including symptom control,resuscitation, organ donation,  how to break bad news, thelast offices, cultural issues, post mortems and documentationissues.  It also explores both the legal and ethical issuesinvolved- including withholding/withdrawing treatment, assistedeuthanasia, patient’s property, wills etc. 

SPECIAL FEATURES

A practical guide to the management of the dying and deceasedpatientOf use to all nurses and nursing studentsAccessible and user-friendlyWritten by an expert in the field