Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care

Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care

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The Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care, by Dr. Joanne Wolfe, et al., aims to inform interdisciplinary teams about palliative care of children with life-threatening illness. It addresses critical domains such as language and communication, symptoms and quality of life, and the spectrum of life-threatening illnesses in great depth. This comprehensive product takes a first-of-its-kind team approach to the unique needs of critically ill children. It shows how a collaborative, interdisciplinary care strategy benefits patients and their families. If you deal with the complex care of critically ill children, this reference provides a uniquely integrated perspective on complete and effective Apply interdisciplinary perspectives to provide the most comprehensive care. Care for patients and their families with an integrated approach designed to address physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs. Focus on the self-care of clinicians in order to be more expert in direct patient care. Understand the importance of linking community palliative care with hospital-based palliative care. Access the full text online with regular updates along with a host of valuable resources such as education modules, research articles, patient handouts, and audio/visual materials. Implement consistent terminology for use by the entire palliative care team. Reflects the collaborative approach necessary to provide optimal care for children and their familiesHealthcare providers must assume not only the role of clinician ... Accessed January 19, 2010. ... Pediatr Crit Care Med 6(5):513a€“518, 2005. ralston M, Hazinski MF, Zaritsky AL, et al: PALS Provider Manual, American Heart Association, 2006, anbsp;...

Title:Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care
Author:Joanne Wolfe, Pamela S. Hinds, Barbara M. Sourkes
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2011


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