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Being Mortal by
Call Number: R726.8.G39 2014
Publication Date: 2014-10-07
[Print] Bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into railed beds and wheelchairs. . .
Hospital-Based Palliative Medicine by
Call Number: R726.8.H67 2015
Publication Date: 2015-01-27
[eBook] A comprehensive, clinically focused guide to help hospitalists and other hospital-based clinicians provide quality palliative care in the inpatient setting. Written for practicing clinicians by a team of experts in the field of palliative care and hospital care
Palliative Care by
Call Number: R726.8.V34 2015
Publication Date: 2015-06-18
[Print] Chronicles four centuries of the quest for a good death, covering the fight against futile end-of-life treatments, the history of life-extending treatments and technologies, the roles of nurses, the liberation of the dying from isolation in hospitals and hard-won victories to secure patients' right to choose.
Palliative Care Nursing by
Call Number: RT87.T45.P355 2015
Publication Date: 2014-04-01
[eBook] Reflects the fundamental hospice and palliative care nursing competencies---both basic and advanced--that are essential for effective and empathetic care of patients and families. Focuses on skills needed by nurses to address the complex physical, emotional, social, sexual, and spiritual needs of patients and families.
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