Community Palliative Care and COVID-19 (Paperback)

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Community Palliative Care and COVID-19 (Paperback)


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This handbook is an essential guide to caring for the community palliative care patient in relation to COVID-19, when the patient's preferred place of care is at home or the hospice. It will guide you through appropriate care procedures and protocols in managing end-of-life patients who show symptoms of COVID-19.

Key features include:

- Difficult conversations and communication skills

- Symptom management

- Advance care planning

- Caring for stable patients with palliative needs and those who are at end-of-life

- Supporting the family and friends of the patient

- Your own well-being as a healthcare professional

Supported by applicable case studies from a range of community care settings, this guide will be relevant to anyone affected by the challenges of COVID-19 when managing end-of-life patients or caring for older people, including paramedics, nurses and palliative care providers.

Product Details ISBN: 9781859599198
ISBN-10: 1859599192
Publisher: Class Professional
Publication Date: November 9th, 2020
Pages: 114
Language: English