CLINICAL RESOURCES: SQUARE OF CARE

Needs:
the Multiple Issues that Cause Suffering
Skills: Steps in the Process of Providing Palliative Care
Assessment
tools and more…
Information
sharing

process and more...
Decision-
making

goals of care and more…
Care
planning

tools and more…
Care
delivery

teamwork,
care models
and more…
Confirmation
tools and more…
Disease Management: Prognosis, AIDS, cancer, CHF, COPD, renal, hepatic, dementia/neurological and more…

Patient and Family
Characteristics

The influence of age,

gender,

race,

developmental state,

literacy,

disabilities, and more…

Physical: general, pain, nausea/vomiting, constipation, cardio-respiratory, oral conditions, skin conditions, gastrointestinal, disabilities, seizures/myoclonus, diarrhea, breathlessness, delirium, anorexia/cachexia, fatigue, bowel obstruction, wounds, and more…
Psychological: anxiety, depression, dignity, hope, coping strategies, and more…
Social: relationships, financial issues, legal issues, and more…
Spiritual: spirituality & faith, spirituality & medicine, religion, and more…
Practical: activities of daily living, fluids / nutrition, hydration / nutrition, caregiving, and more…
End of Life Care/Death Management: last hours of life, and more…
Grief / Bereavement, and more…

Fundamental Concepts Medications Common Language:
Pallipedia

a dictionary of terminology
Culture Ethics Laws

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