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Nursing: Apply a Palliative Approach in Nursing Practice (HLTENN010)
A Better Death by Dr Ranjana Srivastava'Illuminating, inspiring and intensely practical' HUGH MACKAY, author of The Good Life 'Brimming with pathos and profound insights' KON KARAPANAGIOTIDIS, author of The Power of Hope Of all the experiences we share, two universal events bookend our lives: we are all born and we will all die. We don't have a choice in how we enter the world, but we can have a say in how we leave it. In order to die well, we must be prepared to contemplate our mortality and to broach it with our loved ones, who are often called upon to make important decisions on our behalf.
Call Number: 306.9 SRI
Publication Date: 2019
Extreme Measures by Jessica Nutik ZitterAn ICU and Palliative Care specialist offers a framework for a better way to exit life that will change our medical culture at the deepest level In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die. Jessica Zitter became a doctor because she wanted to be a hero. She elected to specialize in critical care-to become an ICU physician-and imagined herself swooping in to rescue patients from the brink of death. But then during her first code she found herself cracking the ribs of a patient so old and frail it was unimaginable he would ever come back to life. She began to question her choice.
Call Number: 616.029 ZIT
Publication Date: 2017-02-21
Palliative Care Nursing by Mertie L. Potter; Caryn A. Sheehan; Mary K. Kazanowski; Kathleen Ouimet PerrinPalliative Care Nursing: Caring for Suffering Patients explores the concept of suffering as it relates to nursing practice. This text helps nurses define and recognize various aspects of suffering across the lifespan and within various patient populations while providing guidance in alleviating suffering. Further, Palliative Care Nursing discusses ways nurses as witnesses to suffering can optimize their own coping skills and facilitate personal growth.
On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross; Ira Byock (Foreword by)Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD, [1926-2004] was a Swiss-born psychiatrist, humanitarian, and co-founder of the hospice movement around the world. She was also the author of the groundbreaking book On Death and Dying, which first discussed The Five Stages of Grief. Elisabeth authored twenty-four books in thirty-six languages and brought comfort to millions of people coping with their own deaths or the death of a loved one. Her greatest professional legacy includes teaching the practice of humane care for the dying and the importance of sharing unconditional love.
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