Hospice And Palliative Care For Companion Animals: Principles And Practice

60,28 €
Amir Shanan, Jessica Pierce, Tamara Shearer
Fecha Publicacion
2 abr. 2017
Hospice and Palliative Care for Companion Animals: Principles and Practice offers the first comprehensive reference to veterinary hospice and palliative care, with practical guidance and best practices for caring for sick and dying animals. ◾Presentsthefirstthoroughresource to providingveterinaryhospice and palliativecare ◾Offerspracticalguidance and bestpracticesforcaringforsick and dyinganimals ◾Providesaninterdisciplinaryteamapproach, from a variety of differentperspectives ◾Gives concrete adviceforeasingpets more gentlythroughtheir final stage of life ◾Includesaccess to a companionwebsitewithclienteducationhandouts to use in practice Contents Chapter 1: Introduction Jessica Pierce Chapter 2: What is Animal Hospice and Palliative Care? Amir Shanan and Tamara Shearer Chapter 3: The Interdisciplinary Team Tammy Wynn and Amir Shanan Chapter 4: Quality of Life in the Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Patient Jessica Pierce and Amir Shanan Chapter 5: Bond-Centered Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Laurel Lagoni Chapter 6: Ethical Decision-making in Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Jessica Pierce Chapter 7: Animal Hospice Models of Care Kathleen Cooney Chapter 8: Prevalence of Diseases, Causes of Death, and Common Disease Trajectories in Hospice and Palliative Care Patients Tamara Shearer Chapter 9: Cancers in Dogs and Cats Alice Villalobos Chapter 10: Chronic Kidney Disease Shea Cox Chapter 11: Congestive Heart Failure Shea Cox Chapter 12: Respiratory Distress Cheryl Braswell Chapter 13: Gastrointestinal Conditions Shea Cox Chapter 14: Musculoskeletal Disorders Tamara Shearer Chapter 15: Nervous System Disease Tamara Shearer Chapter 16: Cognitive Dysfunction Tamara Shearer Chapter 17: Recognizing Distress Suzanne Hetts and Kristina August Chapter 18: Pharmacology Interventions for Symptom Management Shea Cox Chapter 19: Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and CIM (complementary and integrative medicine) Treatment Modalities Tamara Shearer and Kristina August Chapter 20: Balancing Efficacy of Treatments against Burdens of Care Kristina August Chapter 21: Nursing Care for Seriously Ill Animals – Art and Techniques Shea Cox and Mary Ellen Goldberg Chapter 22: Comfort Care during Active Dying Gail Pope and Amir Shanan Chapter 23: Euthanasia in Animal Hospice Kathleen Cooney Chapter 24: Mental Health Considerations in Caring for Animal Hospice and Palliative Caregivers and Providers Amir Shanan Chapter 25: Addressing Spiritual Needs of Caregivers Carol Rowehl Chapter 26: Supporting Other Needs Shea Cox and Mary Ellen Goldberg Chapter 27: Aftercare Coleen Ellis Author Information Amir Shanan, DVM, is the Founding President of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care, www.iaahpc.org, and the owner of Compassionate Veterinary Hospice, a veterinary practice dedicated to providing end-of-lifecare services, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Jessica Pierce, BA, M.Div., PhD, is a bioethicist and Faculty Associate at the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, University of Colorado Denver, Anchutz Medical Campus, in Denver, Colorado, USA. Tamara Shearer, DVM, CCRT, CVPP, CVA, is the owner of Western Carolina Animal Pain Clinic / Shearer Pet Health Hospital in Sylva, North Carolina, USA.
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