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End of Life
Nursing Solutions for Death with Dignity
This professional clinical guide presents nursing administrators and critical care nurses in acute care agencies, nursing homes, and hospice and palliative care settings with detailed implementation strategies for accommodating dying persons and their loved ones as they make the transition from physical life.
Written by nurses for nurses, the text promotes compassionate end-of-life care and provides a roadmap to changing the death experience of patients and their families into one that is peaceful, personal, and dignified. Experienced and respected nursing professionals Drs. Lynn Keegan and Carole Ann Drick have designed a text that encourages deep self-reflection and asks readers rethink the question of where and how terminally ill patients experience dying and death.Published in partnership with the Watson Science Caring Institute, this unique resource:
- Advocates the use Golden Rooms or Golden Room Centers, which are designated spaces that facilitate a private, safe, and dignified place for death
Includes anecdotal stories followed by topics for discussion called "Reflective Issues of Concern"
Presents various cases that require a dignified death, as well as strategies on how to provide for this dignified death
269 pages; ISBN 9780826107602
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