10. Palliative Care: End of Life “Pawspice” Care

  1. Dr. Alice Villalobos and
  2. Laurie Kaplan MSC
  1. Fred Meyers

Published Online: 28 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470344446.ch10

Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond

Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond

How to Cite

Villalobos, A. and Kaplan, L. (2007) Palliative Care: End of Life “Pawspice” Care, in Canine and Feline Geriatric Oncology: Honoring the Human-Animal Bond, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470344446.ch10

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 5 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813802664

Online ISBN: 9780470344446

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Keywords:

  • palliative care;
  • informed consent;
  • aggressive palliation;
  • caregivers;
  • pawspice philosophy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Informed Consent and Informed Refusal

  • Aggressive Palliation and High-Risk Procedures

  • Pawspice Care for Geriatric Cancer Patients

  • Re-evaluation of Attachment

  • Home Care for the Pawspice Patient

  • Pet Aversion to the Caregiver

  • The Evolution of Pawspice Philosophy

  • Education of Home Caregivers

  • Assessing Quality of Life

  • The HHHHHMM Quality of Life Scale

  • Satisfaction: An Important Ingredient of Pawspice Care

  • U.S. Pawspice Programs Are Metastasizing

  • Practical Ideas for Some Specific Disease Conditions

  • Managing Soft and Loose Stools

  • Immunonutrition and Chemoprevention as Palliative Care

  • Provide Additional Support for Caretakers of Pawspice Pets

  • Summary