The Resource Improving Care for the End of Life : A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians

Improving Care for the End of Life : A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians

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Improving Care for the End of Life : A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians
Title
Improving Care for the End of Life
Title remainder
A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Health care professionals seeking to improve the quality of life for those living with serious illness and nearing the end of life will find exactly what their organization needs in the second edition of this acclaimed book by Dr. Joanne Lynn and her colleagues. Improving Care for the End of Life provides expert guidance on how to make significant improvements now, at all levels of the health care system from the bedside and the hospital to the health care policy and legislative arenas by using the rapid-cycle breakthrough approach to change. The ideas are proven, and the stories of teams that have put them to use will inspire and enlighten. For the second edition, the authors have added new material on continuity of care and the special needs of dementia patients and their loved ones and have updated the book throughout
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MiAaPQ
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Lynn, Joanne M.D
LC call number
R726.8 -- .L96 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schuster, Janice Lynch
  • Wilkinson, Anne
  • Simon, Lin Noyes
  • ProQuest (Firm)
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  • Death
  • Palliative treatment
  • Terminal care
Label
Improving Care for the End of Life : A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=3053668
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Foreword -- Part I: Overview -- 1 Introduction: Continuous Quality Improvement for Better End-of-Life Care -- 2 How to Make Improvement Happen -- Part II: Improved Patient Care Through Improved Practice and Systems -- 3 Preventing, Assessing, and Treating Pain -- 4 Managing Dyspnea and Ventilator Withdrawal -- 5 Beyond the Living Will: Advance Care Planning for All Stages of Health and Disease -- 6 Supporting People in Difficult Times: Relationships, Spirituality, and Bereavement -- 7 Continuity of Care: Improving Transitions, Continuity, and Coordination of Care in the Health Care System -- Part III: Arrangements to Promote Reform -- 8 Caring for the Caregivers: Helping Staff to Provide Good Care -- 9 Hospital-Based Palliative Care Consults and Units -- 10 Law, Policy, and Finance -- Part IV: Opportunities in Specific Diseases -- 11 Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Opportunities to Honor Life -- 12 Opportunities to Improve Care for Cancer Patients -- 13 Offering End-of-Life Services to Patients With Advanced Heart or Lung Failure -- 14 Depression and Delirium -- 15 Conclusion: Getting Started -- Appendix: Instruments -- Resources -- Glossary -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- H -- I -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Control code
EBC3053668
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (464 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199748341
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3053668
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3053668
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10375223
  • (CaONFJC)MIL254377
  • (OCoLC)821629025
Label
Improving Care for the End of Life : A Sourcebook for Health Care Managers and Clinicians
Link
http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=3053668
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Foreword -- Part I: Overview -- 1 Introduction: Continuous Quality Improvement for Better End-of-Life Care -- 2 How to Make Improvement Happen -- Part II: Improved Patient Care Through Improved Practice and Systems -- 3 Preventing, Assessing, and Treating Pain -- 4 Managing Dyspnea and Ventilator Withdrawal -- 5 Beyond the Living Will: Advance Care Planning for All Stages of Health and Disease -- 6 Supporting People in Difficult Times: Relationships, Spirituality, and Bereavement -- 7 Continuity of Care: Improving Transitions, Continuity, and Coordination of Care in the Health Care System -- Part III: Arrangements to Promote Reform -- 8 Caring for the Caregivers: Helping Staff to Provide Good Care -- 9 Hospital-Based Palliative Care Consults and Units -- 10 Law, Policy, and Finance -- Part IV: Opportunities in Specific Diseases -- 11 Alzheimer's and Other Dementias: Opportunities to Honor Life -- 12 Opportunities to Improve Care for Cancer Patients -- 13 Offering End-of-Life Services to Patients With Advanced Heart or Lung Failure -- 14 Depression and Delirium -- 15 Conclusion: Getting Started -- Appendix: Instruments -- Resources -- Glossary -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- H -- I -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- V -- References -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W
Control code
EBC3053668
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (464 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199748341
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3053668
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3053668
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10375223
  • (CaONFJC)MIL254377
  • (OCoLC)821629025

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