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Hospice and Palliative Care for Companion Animals : Principles and Practice.

Author/Creator:
Shanan, Amir.
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Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2017.
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Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Copyright Page
Contents
List of Contributors
About the Companion Website
Chapter 1 Introduction
References
Further Reading
Chapter 2 What is Animal Hospice and Palliative Care?
History of Animal Hospice
Scientific and Philosophical Roots
Early Beginnings
Organization and Recognition
Animal Hospice and Human Hospice
Ethical and Legal Differences
Economic Differences
Summary
References
Further Reading
Chapter 3 The Interdisciplinary Team
Interdisciplinary Teams in Human Hospice and Palliative Care
Interdisciplinary Teams in Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
Operating a Successful Interdisciplinary Team
Common Mission and Vision
Team Members, their Roles and Responsibilities
Effective Communication and Collaboration
Summary
References
Chapter 4 Quality of Life in the Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Patient
What are Quality of Life Assessments and Why are they Important in End-of-Life Care?
Qol is Key to Patient-Centered Care
Pain, Suffering, Coping, and Adaptation in Animals
A Variety of Approaches to QOL
Mcmillan's Affect Balance Model
Other QOL Assessment Tools
Qualities of an Ideal QOL Assessment Tool
Step 1. Assess the Animal's Current QOL
Step 2. Assess the Meaningful Trends in the Changes in an Animal's QOL Over Time
Summary
References
Further Reading
Chapter 5 Bond-Centered Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
Client Care and the Bond-Centered Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Team
The Emotional SOAP
When the Bond Breaks: Grief
Veterinarians and Animal Hospice Providers' Non‐Medical Roles While Supporting Caregivers' Emotional Needs
Limiting the Role of Animal Hospice Veterinary Professionals and Other Providers (Except Licensed Mental Health Professionals)
Know Thyself, Healer.
Defining the Role of Animal Hospice Veterinary Professionals and Other Providers (Except Licensed Mental Health Professionals)
The Role of Educator
The Role of Source of Support
The Role of Facilitator
The Role of Resource and Referral Guide
Resources
Extended Services
Conclusion
Resources
Memorials and Grief Support Resources
Counselors and Grief Support
Grief Support Training
Books for Caregivers
Books for Veterinarians
References
Chapter 6 Ethical Decision Making in Animal Hospice and Palliative Care
Clinical Ethics
A Method for Moral Decision Making
Clinical Considerations and their Moral Dimensions
Animal Quality of Life, Pain, and Suffering
Contextual Factors Influencing Moral Decision Making
Patient Preferences
A Note on Decisional Regret
Professional Ethics
Providing Adequate Information
Guiding Client Decision Making: How Much Is Too Much?
Guiding the Euthanasia Decision
Financial Considerations in the Decision‐Making Process
Role Ambiguity
Therapeutic Triad
Ethical Business Practices
Societal Ethics and the Role of Cultural Values
Conclusion
References
Further Reading
Chapter 7 Animal Hospice Models of Care
Model 1: Hospice in the Veterinary Clinic Setting
Model 2: Hospice with Specialized Mobile Veterinarians
Model 3: Animal Hospice Case Managers
Model 4: Animal Hospice Sanctuaries/Rescues
Tips on Good Business Management for Everyone's Protection
Paperwork
Proper Handling of Controlled Substances
References
Further Reading
Chapter 8 Prevalence of Diseases, Causes of Death, and Common Disease Trajectories in Hospice and Palliative Care Patients
Causes of Death in Dogs
Causes of Death in Cats
Causes of Death in Hospice Private Practice
Disease Trajectories
References.
Chapter 9 Cancers in Dogs and Cats
Approach to End-of-Life Cancer Patients
Tumors of the Skin and Soft Tissues
Canine Lymphoma
Head and Neck Cancer
Oropharyngeal and Neck Tumors in Dogs and Cats
Nasal Passage Cancer
Brain Tumors
Cancer of the Skeletal System
Abdominal Tumors
Hemangiosarcoma in Dogs
Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Hepatic, Pancreatic, Intestinal, Adrenal, and Renal Cancer
Chest Cavity Tumors
Palliative Cancer Medicine
Summary
Conflicts of Interest
References
Chapter 10 Chronic Kidney Disease
Description of Disease
Trajectory
Clinical Manifestations
Management
Management of Factors that Accelerate CKD Progression
Dehydration
Non-Regenerative Anemia
Systemic Hypertension
Proteinuria and Activation of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
Renal Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Oxidative Stress
Symptomatic, Supportive, and Palliative Therapies
Oral Ulcerations and Uremic Gastritis
Nausea/Vomiting
Constipation/Obstipation
Loss of Appetite
Urinary Tract Infection
Hyperphosphatemia
Hypokalemia
Seizures
Dietary Considerations
Other Comfort Measures
General Precautions
Conclusion
References
Chapter 11 Congestive Heart Failure
Description of Disease
Disease Trajectory
Clinical Manifestations of Disease
Palliative Management
Pulmonary Edema/Cardiac Function
Diuretics
Ace Inhibitors
Positive Ionotrope, Vasodilator
Calcium Channel Blocker
Pleural and Abdominal Effusion
Hypokalemia
Prerenal Azotemia
Balancing Renal and Cardiac Disease
Coughing
Respiratory Distress
Aortic Thromboembolism
Dietary Considerations
Other Considerations
General Precautions
Conclusion
References
Chapter 12 Respiratory Distress
Airway Collapse
Description.
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Pharmacologic
Physical
Nutritional
Surgery
Brachycephalic Airway Obstruction Syndrome
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Pharmacologic
Physical
Nutrition
Surgery
Airway Inflammation
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Pharmacologic
Physical
Nutritional
Pneumonia
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Pharmacologic
Physical
Nutritional
Summary: The Suffering of Dyspnea
References
Chapter 13 Gastrointestinal Conditions
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Description of Disease
Disease Trajectory
Clinical Manifestations of Disease
Palliative Management
Medical Support
Immunosuppressive Therapy
Antibiotic Therapy
Additional Support Therapy
Nutritional Support
Pancreatitis
Description of Disease
Disease Trajectory
Clinical Manifestations of Disease
Palliative Management
Medical Support
Analgesia
Antiemetics
Antibacterials
Corticosteroids
Subcutaneous Fluid Therapy
Nutritional Support
Cholangitis/Cholangiohepatitis Syndrome
Description of Disease
Disease Trajectory
Clinical Manifestations of Disease
Palliative Management
Medical Support
Antimicrobial Therapy
Immunosuppressive Therapy
Analgesia
Antiemetics
Support Therapy
Subcutaneous Fluid Therapy
Nutritional Support
Conclusion
References
Chapter 14 Musculoskeletal Disorders
Osteoarthritis
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Fractures of Limbs
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Muscle Pain
Description.
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Coxofemoral Luxation
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Summary
References
Chapter 15 Nervous System Disease
Laryngeal Paralysis
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Disorders of Micturition
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Bladder is Difficult or cannot be Expressed
Bladder can be Expressed with Effort
Bladder Easily Expressed but has Continuous Leakage
Straining to Urinate with Spurts of Urine Produced
Urine Leakage When Urine Accumulates
Degenerative Myelopathy
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Cervical Spondylomyelopathy
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Fibrocartilagenous Embolic Myelopathy
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Vestibular Disorders
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Summary
References
Chapter 16 Cognitive Dysfunction
Description
Trajectory/Prognosis
Manifestations
Management
Summary
References
Chapter 17 Recognizing Distress
Stress, Distress, Emotions, and Suffering
Stress and Emotions
What is Distress?
Behavioral Needs of Dogs and Cats
Relevance to Hospice and Palliative Care
Are Humans Adept at Recognizing Emotional States in Animals?
Behavioral Expressions of Fear, Anxiety, and Pain
Fear-Related Body Postures Commonly Observed in Dogs and Cats
Pain-Related Facial Expressions Commonly Observed in Dogs and Cats
Relevance to Hospice and Palliative Care (HPC)
Do Animals "Hide" Their Pain?
Changes in Behavior Patterns.
Decreased Response to Their Surroundings.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Shearer, Tamara.
Pierce, Jessica.
Other format:
Print version: Shanan, Amir Hospice and Palliative Care for Companion Animals
ISBN:
9781119036654
9781119036661
OCLC:
966633820