Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine / edited by Sriram Yennurajalingam, Eduardo Bruera.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Description
xv, 488 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.

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Related name
Form/​Genre
Handbook
Series
Summary note
This handbook provides a source of information about the day to day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. Evidence based, topically focused content is supplemented by extensive tables and algorithms. The table of contents and balance of coverage follows the core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, thus meeting the educational and clinical information needs of students, residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners. An expert team of clinicians, led by the editor address approach to care; psychosocial and spiritual issues; impending death; grief and bereavement; assessment and management of pain; management of non pain symptoms such as nausea, dyspnea, depression, insomnia, and bleeding; communication and team work; and ethical and legal decision making.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other title(s)
Handbook of hospice and palliative medicine
ISBN
  • 9780195380156 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0195380150 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011012546
OCLC
669754015
RCP
C - S

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