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The Resource Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians, Joanne Lynn, Janice Lynch Schuster, Andrea Kabcenell, the Center to Improve Care of the Dying, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ; foreword by Don Berwick

Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians, Joanne Lynn, Janice Lynch Schuster, Andrea Kabcenell, the Center to Improve Care of the Dying, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ; foreword by Don Berwick

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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
Statement of responsibility
Joanne Lynn, Janice Lynch Schuster, Andrea Kabcenell, the Center to Improve Care of the Dying, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ; foreword by Don Berwick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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1951-
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Lynn, Joanne
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RM301.25
LC item number
.T94 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Schuster, Janice Lynch
  • Kabcenell, Andrea
  • Center to Improve Care of the Dying
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
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  • Terminal care
  • Palliative treatment
  • Death
Label
Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians, Joanne Lynn, Janice Lynch Schuster, Andrea Kabcenell, the Center to Improve Care of the Dying, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ; foreword by Don Berwick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-359) and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction: continuous quality improvement for better end-of-life care -- Ch. 2. How to make improvement happen -- Ch. 3. Preventing, assessing, and treating pain -- Ch. 4. Managing dyspnea and ventilator withdrawal -- Ch. 5. Beyond the living will: advance care planning for all stages of health and disease -- Ch. 6. Relationships, spirituality, and bereavement: supporting people in difficult times -- Ch. 7. Continuity of care: improving patient confidence in the health care system -- Ch. 8. Hospital-based palliative care consults and units -- Ch. 9. Medicare reimbursement -- Ch. 10. Beyond number crunching: ways to use information systems in quality improvement -- Ch. 11. Caring for caregivers: helping staff to provide good care -- Ch. 12. Using law and policy to improve end-of-life care -- Ch. 13. Alzheimer's and other dementias: opportunities to honor life -- Ch. 14. Opportunities to improve care for cancer patients -- Ch. 15. Depression and delirium -- Ch. 16. Offering end-of-life services to patients with advanced heart or lung failure -- Ch. 17. Conclusion: getting started
Control code
42204713
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xx, 377 p.
Isbn
9780195116618
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99045308
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians, Joanne Lynn, Janice Lynch Schuster, Andrea Kabcenell, the Center to Improve Care of the Dying, and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement ; foreword by Don Berwick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-359) and index
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction: continuous quality improvement for better end-of-life care -- Ch. 2. How to make improvement happen -- Ch. 3. Preventing, assessing, and treating pain -- Ch. 4. Managing dyspnea and ventilator withdrawal -- Ch. 5. Beyond the living will: advance care planning for all stages of health and disease -- Ch. 6. Relationships, spirituality, and bereavement: supporting people in difficult times -- Ch. 7. Continuity of care: improving patient confidence in the health care system -- Ch. 8. Hospital-based palliative care consults and units -- Ch. 9. Medicare reimbursement -- Ch. 10. Beyond number crunching: ways to use information systems in quality improvement -- Ch. 11. Caring for caregivers: helping staff to provide good care -- Ch. 12. Using law and policy to improve end-of-life care -- Ch. 13. Alzheimer's and other dementias: opportunities to honor life -- Ch. 14. Opportunities to improve care for cancer patients -- Ch. 15. Depression and delirium -- Ch. 16. Offering end-of-life services to patients with advanced heart or lung failure -- Ch. 17. Conclusion: getting started
Control code
42204713
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xx, 377 p.
Isbn
9780195116618
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99045308
Other physical details
ill.

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