By Lynn Keegan PhD RN AHN-BC FAAN, Carole Ann Drick PhD RN TNS TNSCP
2011 AJN ebook of the yr Winner in either Gerontologic Nursing and Hospice and Palliative Care!
The ebook is simple to learn and is vital to all who paintings and deal with these on the finish of life.
--David Shields, RN, MSN, QTTT
Assistant Professor of Nursing
The e-book is believed upsetting and, while you're like me, you can be assessing (consciously or subconsciously) how reliable you or your provider are at supplying holistic care round the time of loss of life. It merits to be broadly learn and that i wish it begins many a conversation.
[This ebook] is a gem. it's a infrequent stability of an enticing learn with a tremendous integration of authentic info. I intend to percentage it in my long-term care circles...A significant contribution!
Charlotte Eliopoulos,RN, MPH, PhD
American organization for long-term Care Nursing
Every as soon as in an extended whereas a brief, succinct publication comes alongside that awakens our senses and motivates us to motion. [This] is one such publication. It cuts correct to the chase to supply a brand new, leading edge swap for an outdated, superseded ceremony of passage.
Barbara Dossey, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN
Co-Director, Nightingale Initiative for international overall healthiness, Canada and Virginia
Director, Holistic Nursing experts, New Mexico
(From the Foreword)
This specialist medical advisor provides nursing directors and nurses in acute care organizations, nursing houses, hospice, and palliative care settings with distinct implementation techniques for accommodating demise individuals and their family as they make the transition from actual existence. It offers the necessity for and the advance of the idea that: Golden Room proposal: a spot for death that enables a dignified, peaceable, and profound adventure for death folks and their family.
This ebook offers a pragmatic answer on a number of degrees that might gain all involved-patient, kin, nurses, directors, coverage makers, and insurance firms. It offers the theoretical frameworks for end-of-life care and the way the Golden Room inspiration matches into those frameworks.
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Extra info for End of Life: Nursing Solutions for Death with Dignity
Was 90. She lived with her husband in their home of over 40 years. She been legally blind for over a decade but had the good fortune to survive two multimonth stays in nursing homes after suffering two broken hips and a broken pelvis. At a recent, routine ofﬁce visit she told her family practice doctor that she had been having increasing difﬁculty with bowel movements and had black, tarry stools. She asked what could be done. He replied, “Likely nothing. ” He prescribed a laxative and stool softener.
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In the Golden Room the caregiver can assist the person to open to the moment several times during the day (Olson & Dossey, 2009). This can be for 10 minutes, or longer or shorter depending on the condition and attention span of the dying person.