The Resource Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians, Joanne Lynn ... [et al.] ; foreword by Don Berwick

Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians, Joanne Lynn ... [et al.] ; foreword by Don Berwick

Label
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 ... [et al.] ; foreword by Don Berwick
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 approach to change. The ideas are proven, and the stories of teams that have put them to use will inspire and enlighten."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
362.1/75
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.L96 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Improving care for the end of life : a sourcebook for health care managers and clinicians, Joanne Lynn ... [et al.] ; foreword by Don Berwick
Publication
Note
"The Palliative Care Policy Center, The Institute for Healthcare Improvement."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • zbnus
  • mel
  • glg
Contents
Introduction: continuous quality improvement for better end-of-life care -- How to make improvement happen -- Preventing, assessing and treating pain -- Managing dyspnea and ventilator withdrawal -- Beyond the living will: advance care planning for all stages of health and disease -- Relationships, spirituality, and bereavement: support for difficult times -- Preventing and healing pressure ulcers -- Continuity of care: ways to improve patient confidence in the health care system -- Hospital-based "palliative care" consults and units -- Beyond number crunching: ways to use information systems in quality improvement -- Caring for caregivers: helping staff to provide good care -- Law , policy, and finance -- Alzheimer's and other dementias: opportunities to honor life -- Opportunites to improve care for cancer patients -- Depression and delirium -- Offering end-of-life services to patients with advanced heart or lung failure -- Conclusion: getting started
Control code
000041056621
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
xvi, 447 p.
Isbn
9780195310429
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006036855
Other physical details
ill.
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.b22854289
System control number
  • rm22854289
  • (OCoLC)225981583

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