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Palliative care

Palliative care

pocket guide for heath care providers

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Published by Ministry of Health in Botswana .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Cover title.

StatementMinistry of Health.
ContributionsBotswana. Ministry of Health.
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23615689M
LC Control Number2009319495

Improve your pain management and symptom management skills with a better understanding of best practices in palliative care. Quickly review specific treatment protocols for both malignant and non-malignant illnesses, including HIV/AIDS, heart failure, renal failure, pulmonary disease, and neurodegenerative disease. Jun 26,  · Palliative Care Perspectives provides a lot of technical information about how to care for dying people, but as a lay reader, I found it very accessible and fascinating. I’d recommend this book for anyone caring for dying people--nurses, doctors, hospice staff members, family caregivers--who wants to know more about the dying process and how /5.

Where is palliative care given? Depending on what kind of palliative care you are having, you may be given palliative care: In hospital, by the specialist palliative care team. At home, by specialist palliative nurses who work with your family doctor, the specialist palliative care team, the public health nurse and your family. In a community hospital or nursing home, by specialist palliative. Primer of Palliative Care, 7th Edition. The Primer of Palliative Care has released its 7th edition. The Primer is a comprehensive, introductory text essential for all healthcare practitioners interested in hospice and palliative care. First published in , this pocket .

patients with palliative care needs, whose pains do not respond to weak opioids, need a trial of management with strong opioids all patients taking opioids should also be prescribed laxatives the oral route is preferred for all steps of the ladder. Palliative care can be provided in hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient palliative care clinics and certain other specialized clinics, or at home. Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance policies may cover palliative care. Veterans may be eligible for palliative care through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Private health insurance might pay for.


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