Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care

Author
By Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH, Pamela Hinds, RN, PhD, FAAN and Barbara Sourkes, PhD
ISBN
9781437702620
Publication Date
26-01-2011
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  • 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.

The Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care, by Drs. Joanne Wolfe, Pamela Hinds, and Barbara Sourkes, 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 care.


Key Features
  • Respect interdisciplinary perspectives, and provide the most comprehensive care.
  • Use an integrated approach to address the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of children and their families.
  • Understand and heed your strengths and vulnerabilities in order to provide the best care for your patients.
  • Recognize the necessity of linking hospital-based palliative care with community resources.
  • Implement consistent terminology for use by the entire palliative care team.
  • Access the full text online with regular updates and supplemental text and image resources.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9781437702620
Author Information By Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH, Director, Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Pamela Hinds, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director, Nursing Research, St. Jude's Children's Hospital; Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Memphis, TN and Barbara Sourkes, PhD, Kriewall-Haehl Director, Palliative Care Program, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Publication Date 26-01-2011
Pages 492
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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