2324. Nhan đề: Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians / Joanne Lynn ... [et al.] Số phân loại : 362.175 J408; Đặc điểm vật lý: 447 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
*Tóm tắt : Health care professionals seeking to improve the quality of life for those living with serious illness and nearing the end of life will find exactly what their organization needs in the second edition of this acclaimed book by Dr. Joanne Lynn and her colleagues. Improving Care for the End of Life provides expert guidance on how to make significant improvements now, at all levels of the health care system from the bedside and the hospital to the health care policy and legislative arenas by using the rapid-cycle breakthrough approach to change. The ideas are proven, and the stories of teams that have put them to use will inspire and enlighten .
2325. Tác giả chính: Sheila Payne
Nhan đề: Chronic and terminal illness : new perspectives on caring and carers / edited by Sheila Payne, Caroline Ellis-Hill Số phân loại : 362.175 SH201; Đặc điểm vật lý: 170 tr. : ill. ; 24 cm
*Tóm tắt : Most chronically and terminally ill patients are cared for in their own homes and represent a major yet free resource. These patients are not in hospitals or hospices and their day-to-day care is provided by family and friends at home. Carers are an invaluable resource and there is an increasing amount of research into their role and the experiences in caring for the terminally ill, patients with cancer and patients with other chronic diseases .
2326. Tác giả chính: Joanne Lynn
Nhan đề: Handbook for mortals : guidance for people facing serious illness / Joanne Lynn, Joan Harrold Số phân loại : 362.175 J62; Đặc điểm vật lý: xiv, 242 tr. : illustrated. ; 25 cm
Tác giả khác: Joan Harrold
*Tóm tắt : Modern medical technology has changed not only the way we live but also the way we die. Until two generations ago, people usually died suddenly, after an accident or serious illness. Now, most of us may expect our dying to take longer, to require more care, and to demand more forethought than ever before .
Nhan đề: Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern Hospice Movement / David Clark Số phân loại : 362.175 D111; Đặc điểm vật lý: 268Tr : Minh họa ; 23 cm
*Tóm tắt : This book provides an insight into how Dame Cicely's ideas developed, where they took root and the remarkable effects they had subsequently, all around the world. Previously unpublished letters tell the extraordinary story of the international spread of a modern hospice and palliative care movement .
2328. Tác giả chính: David Wendell Moller
Nhan đề: Dancing with broken bones : portraits of death and dying among inner-city poor / David Wendell Moller Số phân loại : 362.175086 D111; Đặc điểm vật lý: xviii, 184 tr. : ill. ; 25 cm
*Tóm tắt : Dancing with Broken Bones provides a chilling portrait of what it is like to die while living in urban poverty. Via interviews with patients and their families as well as powerful photographs, the author demonstrates that a complex array of factors shape the experience of dying poor in the inner city: mistrust of physicians; inadequate communication among providers, patients, and families; a sense of alienation within the bureaucratic maze of the public hospital system; and indignities in care. By demystifying the stereotypes surrounding poverty, the book illuminates how faith and an unassailable spirit provide strength and courage throughout the end of life experience poor .
2329. Tác giả chính:
Nhan đề: e hospice companion : best practices for interdisciplinary assessment and care of common problems during the last phase of life / Perry G. Fine Số phân loại : 362.1756 P463; Đặc điểm vật lý: xvi, 169Tr : Minh họa; 20 cm
*Tóm tắt : The Hospice Companion is designed to promote, establish, maintain and continuously improve comprehensive systems of care that ensure the highest quality of services to meet the needs of patients and their families during the last phase of life. On behalf of their patients, all hospice providers must inculcate processes of care that lead to maximal comfort and functional capacities, and a sense of being valued throughout the final stages of any chronic and progressive illness. The values embodied in The Hospice Companion reflect a commitment to these premises: -The dying patient's achievable goals are the highest priority of care .
2330. Tác giả chính: Jacqueline Worswick
Nhan đề: A house called Helen : the development of hospice care for children / Jacqueline Worswick Số phân loại : 362.17560830942574 J19; Đặc điểm vật lý: 268Tr : Minh họa ; 22 cm
*Tóm tắt : .
2331. Tác giả chính: Susan E. Lederer
Nhan đề: Flesh and blood : organ transplantation and blood transfusion in twentieth-century America / Susan E. Lederer Số phân loại : 362.1784 S521; Đặc điểm vật lý: xvi, 224 tr. : ill. ; 25 cm
*Tóm tắt : This book will be the first to bring together the histories of blood transfusion and organ transplantation. It will show how these two fields redrew the lines between self and non-self, the living and the dead, and humans and animals. Drawing on newspapers, magazines, legal cases, films and the papers and correspondence of physicians and surgeons, Lederer will challenge the assumptions of some bioethicists and policymakers that popular fears about organ transplantation necessarily reflect timeless human concerns and preoccupations with the body .
2332. Tác giả chính: Stephen M. Soreff
Nhan đề: EMS street strategies : effective patient interaction / Stephen M. Soreff, Robert T. Cadigan Số phân loại : 362.18 S206; Đặc điểm vật lý: xiv, 249 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Tác giả khác: Robert T. Cadigan
*Tóm tắt : EMS Street Strategies focuses on the interaction of EMS personnel with patients, their families and bystanders in an array of common medical, traumatic and psychological emergencies. Chapters feature real life case studies and offer detailed six-step intervention strategies based on the presented scenario that EMS professionals can apply to their day-to-day activities in the field. Also includes chapters on the stresses experienced by EMS personnel and methods for combating this stress in a productive and healthy manner .
2333. Tác giả chính: Bruce J. Walz
Nhan đề: Introduction to EMS systems / Bruce J. Walz Số phân loại : 362.18 W103; Đặc điểm vật lý: 113 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
*Tóm tắt : Introduction to EMS, History EMS, Legislation and regulation, Human resources, Transportation, Medical oversight, Educational systems... .