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Published: 15 March 2007

272 Pages | 23 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195310412

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The Common Sense Guide to Improving Palliative Care

Joanne Lynn, M.D., Ekta Chaudhry, Lin Noyes Simon, Anne M. Wilkinson, and Janice Lynch Schuster

  • Written by the number one experts on quality improvement on palliative care
  • Highlights areas in most frequent need of improvement
  • Full encouragement and support for those just beginning a quality improvement project
  • Welcome guidance for hospices who must conduct QI projects to meet new federal regulations
  • Practical help on improving life for specific groups (eg, people with dementia, family caregivers, nursing home residents)
  • Step-by-step advice that readers can put into immediate practice
  • References to state-of-the-science tools and Websites
  • Light on theory, heavy on practicality
  • Based on proven model developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Each chapter features a case study and dozens of ideas for getting started

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