new book offers insights into end of life care
to comfort always: a nurse's guide to end of life care by linda norlander, rn ms, is a new book that addresses the nurse's role in end of life care. its holistic approach deals with such issues as advance care planning, pain management, suffering, physical symptom management, active dying, hospice care, pediatric care, and cultural sensitivity.
what a great title...will check this book out. i always tell families that when their is no currative treatment available we can shift focus to comfort care and that their is tons of that available from nursing and hospice teams.