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.
- 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.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
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Table of Contents
Interdisciplinary Care and Symptom Control
The Team Approach and the Family
Research and education