Embracing Palliative Care in the Center for Critical Care - Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network

Name:
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network: Embracing Palliative Care in the Center for Critical Care

Description:
A brochure for family members with a patient in the Center for Critical Care describing palliative care and providing information on the palliative care program.

Category:
Educational Tool - Patient/Family Education

Source:
Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network
1200 South Cedar Crest Blvd.
Allentown, PA 18105
610-402-8585
www.lvhhn.org

Contact:
Cathy Fuhrman, RN
Cathy.fuhrman@lvh.com
Daniel E. Ray, M.D.
Daniel.Ray@lvh.com

How the grantee used this instrument:
The brochure is given to family members with loved ones in the Center for Critical Care. It contains information on palliative care, definitions of commonly used terms, and an introduction to care and support.

Keywords:
communication, family communication, family members, family information, clinical information, values

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.

References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

To view this tool:

Embracing Palliative Care in the Center for Critical Care- 2 page PDF
(Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted: July 2006

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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families.

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