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Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care E-Book

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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.

Key Features

    • 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.

Author Information

    By Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH, Director, Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Pamela Hinds, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director, Nursing Research, St. Jude's Children's Hospital; Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Memphis, TN and Barbara Sourkes, PhD, Kriewall-Haehl Director, Palliative Care Program, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

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Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care E-Book
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2011