Hospice

Hospice

1- the essay must be in APA format.( APA information: http://owl.english.
purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ )
2- you must use this text book: Tabloski, P. A. (2014). Gerontological nursing (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
3- Include a minimum of 3 references (all reference from a nursing peer reviewed journal article within the last 5 years)

You work with a community home health hospice agency. Your new male client is 75 years old, with terminal lung cancer. His wife does not want you to talk to him about the illness, but to “just take care of him.” How would you explain hospice care to your client and his wife?
Identify characteristics of pain in patients with chronic diseases or terminal illnesses. Use the World Health Organization (WHO) Analgesic Ladder to determine if pain medications are appropriate, or if more or less analgesics should be considered.