Table of contents for Nursing care at the end of life : palliative care for patients and families / Joyce V. Zerwekh.

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UNIT ONE: End-of-Life Care
Chapter 1: The End of Life and End-of-Life Caregiving
Chapter 2: Hospice and Palliative Care
UNIT TWO: Sustaining Yourself as a Nurse
Chapter 3: Strategies To Stay Healthy
Chapter 4: Collaborating With an Interdisciplinary Team
UNIT THREE: Reaching Out and Connecting
Chapter 5: Understanding the Dying Experience
Chapter 6: Connecting and Caring Presence
Chapter 7: Grief and Mourning
Chapter 8: Cross-Cultural Competency at the End of Life
UNIT FOUR: Ethical and Spiritual Caring
Chapter 9: Ethical Issues at the End of Life
Chapter 10: Spiritual Caring
UNIT FIVE: Strengthening the Family
Chapter 11: Understanding and Strengthening Families
Chapter 12: Children Facing Death
UNIT SIX: Comforting
Chapter 13: Understanding and Anticipating the Course of Terminal Disease
Chapter 14: Comforting and the Essentials of Pain Relief at the End of Life
Chapter 15: Medicating for Pain at the End of Life
Chapter 16: Management of Physical Nonpain Symptoms
Chapter 17: Caring in Different Settings When Death Is Imminent

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Palliative treatment.
Nursing.
Terminal care -- Psychological aspects.
Terminally ill -- Family relationships.
Hospice Care.
Nursing Care.
Palliative Care.
Terminally Ill.