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Palliative Practices: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Social Work Faculty Scholarship
  • Kim K. Kuebler
  • Mellar P. Davis
  • Crystal Dea Moore, Skidmore College
Document Type
Book
Publication Date
1-1-2005
Disciplines
Abstract

The first book of its kind, this must-have resource examines the integration of palliative interventions from a disease-specific approach, providing practical guidance on caring for patients who follow a progressive, chronic disease trajectory prior to death. This uniquely practical book addresses all aspects of palliative care, going beyond theoretical information to advise practitioners on the most effective management of common symptoms and providing physical, psychological, and spiritual comfort to patients and families. The multidisciplinary focus of care is reflected by collaborative contributors and diverse authorship of an oncology/palliative care nurse practitioner, a physician, and a social worker.

Published In
St. Louis, MO: Elsevier
Citation Information
Kim K. Kuebler, Mellar P. Davis and Crystal Dea Moore. Palliative Practices: An Interdisciplinary Approach. (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/crystal-moore/25/