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Publication Date: 2002
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Anderson, Robert C., Aspen Reference Group Staff
Give Your Palliative Care Patients, Family and Staff Top Quality Care and Support! Palliative Care Patient and Family Counseling Manual is a wealth of assessment tools, patient/family education handouts, and professional reference materials designed to assist you in counseling people with terminal and chronic illnesses and their families. Beginning with general issues like understanding the final stages of life and establishing care-giving guidelines, this indispensable manual goes on to address every aspect of palliative care, including: ? Physical Needs like pain management and nutritional concerns ? Sensitive, responsive care to patients and their families ? Spiritual guidance to aid patients in confronting their own mortality and loved ones in understanding and accepting what is happening ? Financial and legal advice on important issues such as advance directives, wills and living wills, and funeral arrangements ? Training essentials for volunteers and staff, including listening and communicative skills, visiting do's and don'ts and strategies to prevent burnout ? Entire section on special considerations in dealing with AIDS and HIV patients and their caregivers For Orders and Inquiries, please call: 1-888-427-5800.Anderson, Robert C. is the author of 'Palliative Care Patient and Family Counseling Manual', published 2002 under ISBN 9780834221048 and ISBN 0834221047.