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The Resource Approaching death : improving care at the end of life, Committee on Care at the End of Life, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine ; Marilyn J. Field and Christine K. Cassel, editors

Approaching death : improving care at the end of life, Committee on Care at the End of Life, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine ; Marilyn J. Field and Christine K. Cassel, editors

Label
Approaching death : improving care at the end of life
Title
Approaching death
Title remainder
improving care at the end of life
Statement of responsibility
Committee on Care at the End of Life, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine ; Marilyn J. Field and Christine K. Cassel, editors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued on the Internet.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.1/75/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.A68 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1997 L-843
  • WB 310
NLM item number
A652 1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Field, Marilyn J.
  • Cassel, Christine K
  • Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Terminal Care
Label
Approaching death : improving care at the end of life, Committee on Care at the End of Life, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine ; Marilyn J. Field and Christine K. Cassel, editors
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2
  • Research Leadership
  • 253
  • Today and Tomorrow
  • 260
  • Findings and Recommendations
  • 263
  • A
  • Institute of Medicine Feasibility Study on Care at the End of Life August 1993-Feburary 1994
  • 315
  • B
  • A Profile of Death and Dying in America
  • Institute of Medicine Committee on Care at the End of Life Public Meetings
  • 321
  • C
  • Examples of Initiatives to Improve Care at the End of Life
  • 327
  • D
  • Prognosis and Clinical Predictive Models for Critically Ill Patients
  • 358
  • E
  • Cultural Diversity in Decisionmaking About Care at the End of Life
  • 33
  • 363
  • F
  • Measuring Care at the End of Life
  • 383
  • G
  • Excerpts from Medical Guidelines for Determining Prognosis in Selected NonCancer Diseases
  • 400
  • H
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Competence in End-of-Life Care
  • 405
  • When People Die: The Aging of America
  • I
  • Examples of Medical Education Curricula
  • 407
  • 34
  • Why People Die: Causes of Death
  • 37
  • Where People Die: Death in Institutions and Residences
  • 39
  • How People Die: Symptoms of Impending Death
  • The Need for Consensus and Action
  • 42
  • Attitudes Toward Dying and Death
  • 44
  • 3
  • Caring at the End of Life
  • 50
  • Differences in Dying Pathways: Illustrative Cases
  • 52
  • Determining and Communicating Diagnosis and Prognosis
  • 59
  • 17
  • Establishing Goals and Plans
  • 64
  • Fitting Care to Goals and Circumstances
  • 72
  • 4
  • The Health Care System and the Dying Patient
  • 87
  • Characterizing Care Systems
  • 88
  • Illustrative Case Histories
  • Initiatives to Improve Care at the End of Life
  • 90
  • Settings for End-of-Life Care
  • 95
  • Coordinating Care Within and Across Settings
  • 107
  • Revisiting the Care System at the Community and National Levels
  • 116
  • 5
  • Accountability and Quality in End-of-Life Care
  • 122
  • 18
  • Concepts of Accountability and Quality
  • 123
  • Evidence of Quality Problems in End-of-Life Care
  • 126
  • Dimensions of Quality in Care at the End of Life
  • 135
  • Measurement Instruments and Issues
  • 139
  • Guidelines for Clinical Practice
  • 149
  • Overview of Report
  • 6
  • Financial and Economic Issues in End-of-Life Care
  • 154
  • Who Pays for Care at the End of Life?
  • 155
  • What Is Spent for Care at the End of Life?
  • 156
  • Do Financing Mechanisms Impede Good End-of-Life Care?
  • 160
  • What About Proposals to Reduce the Cost of End-of-Life Care?
  • 21
  • 173
  • 7
  • Legal Issues
  • 188
  • Prescription Laws and Barriers to Pain Relief
  • 190
  • Informed Consent and Advance Care Planning
  • 198
  • Physician-Assisted Suicide
  • 203
  • Guiding Principles
  • 8
  • Educating Clinicians and Other Professionals
  • 207
  • Core Components of Professional Preparation for Care at the End of Life
  • 209
  • Physician Education
  • 210
  • Nursing, Social Work, and Other Professions
  • 227
  • Continuing Professional Education
  • 22
  • 231
  • 9
  • Directions for Research to Improve Care at the End of Life
  • 235
  • A Symptom-Based Strategy for Biomedical Research
  • 236
  • Social, Behavioral, and Health Services Research
  • 244
  • Ethical Issues in Research on Dying Patients
  • 251
Control code
37310651
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 437 pages
Isbn
9780309063722
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
97021175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)37310651
Label
Approaching death : improving care at the end of life, Committee on Care at the End of Life, Division of Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine ; Marilyn J. Field and Christine K. Cassel, editors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2
  • Research Leadership
  • 253
  • Today and Tomorrow
  • 260
  • Findings and Recommendations
  • 263
  • A
  • Institute of Medicine Feasibility Study on Care at the End of Life August 1993-Feburary 1994
  • 315
  • B
  • A Profile of Death and Dying in America
  • Institute of Medicine Committee on Care at the End of Life Public Meetings
  • 321
  • C
  • Examples of Initiatives to Improve Care at the End of Life
  • 327
  • D
  • Prognosis and Clinical Predictive Models for Critically Ill Patients
  • 358
  • E
  • Cultural Diversity in Decisionmaking About Care at the End of Life
  • 33
  • 363
  • F
  • Measuring Care at the End of Life
  • 383
  • G
  • Excerpts from Medical Guidelines for Determining Prognosis in Selected NonCancer Diseases
  • 400
  • H
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Clinical Competence in End-of-Life Care
  • 405
  • When People Die: The Aging of America
  • I
  • Examples of Medical Education Curricula
  • 407
  • 34
  • Why People Die: Causes of Death
  • 37
  • Where People Die: Death in Institutions and Residences
  • 39
  • How People Die: Symptoms of Impending Death
  • The Need for Consensus and Action
  • 42
  • Attitudes Toward Dying and Death
  • 44
  • 3
  • Caring at the End of Life
  • 50
  • Differences in Dying Pathways: Illustrative Cases
  • 52
  • Determining and Communicating Diagnosis and Prognosis
  • 59
  • 17
  • Establishing Goals and Plans
  • 64
  • Fitting Care to Goals and Circumstances
  • 72
  • 4
  • The Health Care System and the Dying Patient
  • 87
  • Characterizing Care Systems
  • 88
  • Illustrative Case Histories
  • Initiatives to Improve Care at the End of Life
  • 90
  • Settings for End-of-Life Care
  • 95
  • Coordinating Care Within and Across Settings
  • 107
  • Revisiting the Care System at the Community and National Levels
  • 116
  • 5
  • Accountability and Quality in End-of-Life Care
  • 122
  • 18
  • Concepts of Accountability and Quality
  • 123
  • Evidence of Quality Problems in End-of-Life Care
  • 126
  • Dimensions of Quality in Care at the End of Life
  • 135
  • Measurement Instruments and Issues
  • 139
  • Guidelines for Clinical Practice
  • 149
  • Overview of Report
  • 6
  • Financial and Economic Issues in End-of-Life Care
  • 154
  • Who Pays for Care at the End of Life?
  • 155
  • What Is Spent for Care at the End of Life?
  • 156
  • Do Financing Mechanisms Impede Good End-of-Life Care?
  • 160
  • What About Proposals to Reduce the Cost of End-of-Life Care?
  • 21
  • 173
  • 7
  • Legal Issues
  • 188
  • Prescription Laws and Barriers to Pain Relief
  • 190
  • Informed Consent and Advance Care Planning
  • 198
  • Physician-Assisted Suicide
  • 203
  • Guiding Principles
  • 8
  • Educating Clinicians and Other Professionals
  • 207
  • Core Components of Professional Preparation for Care at the End of Life
  • 209
  • Physician Education
  • 210
  • Nursing, Social Work, and Other Professions
  • 227
  • Continuing Professional Education
  • 22
  • 231
  • 9
  • Directions for Research to Improve Care at the End of Life
  • 235
  • A Symptom-Based Strategy for Biomedical Research
  • 236
  • Social, Behavioral, and Health Services Research
  • 244
  • Ethical Issues in Research on Dying Patients
  • 251
Control code
37310651
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvii, 437 pages
Isbn
9780309063722
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
97021175
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)37310651

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