Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care,
Edition 1 Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features and Print
By Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH, Pamela Hinds, RN, PhD, FAAN and Barbara Sourkes, PhD

Publication Date: 26 Jan 2011

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.
About the author
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
Book details
ISBN: 9781437702620
Page Count: 512
Retail Price : £66.99
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