Hospice and Palliative Care: Questions and Answers
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BeschreibungAddresses many commonly expressed concerns of terminally ill patients and their families. Explains what hospice and palliative care is and the services offered to patients and families.
PortraitVirginia F. Sendor (M.S., M.P.A.), a Hospice and Geriatric Consultant and Advocate, is Chair of the Palliative and Hospice Care Institute for Education, Research, and Care (a division of the American Institute of Life-Threatening Illness and Loss, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center). Patrice M. O'Connor (R.N., M.A., C.N.A.) is a Palliative Care Consultant, Educator, Group Facilitator, and Board Member of the International Work Group on Death, Dying and Bereavement, and has been a Palliative Care Consultant for St. Luke Roosevelt Hospital Center and Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.
Pressestimmen...an easy-to-read guide to hospice that addresses many of the most common concerns of terminally ill patients and their families. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care Addresses many commonly expressed concerns of terminally ill patients and their families. Explains what hospice and palliative care is and the services offered to patients and family. Reference and Research Book News ...a good quality book whose unique format is extremely user -friendly. Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Journal ...highly accessible...the question-and-answer format-creates the atmosphere of an actual meeting between the interdisciplinary team and the patient and/or his or her family. The answers supplied will be of interest to both the lay an professional participants in such a meeting...a useful resource for patients, families, and members of the interdisciplinary palliative care team, both within and beyond the borders of the United States. Palliative Medicine This volume is clearly intended to provide both substantive information and an avenue by which terminally ill persons and their loved ones can access and embrace this form of end-of-life care, which for many is still shrouded in mystery and misunderstanding. The authors wisely chose to use a question and answer format throughouth the book's twelve chapters. Readers will find it helpful in seeking straight and comprehensive answers to the most commonly asked questions about Hospice. Chaplaincy Today The hospice movement is growing, and if a library does not have a reference book on it, this is a good one to select. This work is poised between the academic and the popular to deem it appropriate for almost all kinds of libraries...In addition to being useful, it is interesting...the authors could not be more qualified...Highly recommended for public, academic, hospital, and personal libraries. American Reference Books Annual
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 1997
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten