Published by The Haworth Press, Inc.
Publication date: January, 1997
This item was also published as The Hospice Journal, v.9, nos. 2/3.
For an earlier book (1989) on this topic by the same author, click here.
A good index helps the reader go quickly to content on a wide range of nutritional issues. Topics covered include assessment of nutritional status and needs, mouth care, anorexia, cachexia, cancer, enteral and parenteral nutrition, TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition), tube feeding, persistent vegetative state, fluid intake and dehydration, intestinal obstruction, diarrhea, pediatric applications, legal and ethical issues, guidelines for decisionmaking in cases where withholding nutrition is under consideration, planning and mangement of foodservice units, and much more.
See also: By No Extraordinary Means
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