Princeton University Library Catalog

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.
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.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Handbooks.
Other title(s):
Handbook of hospice and palliative medicine
ISBN:
  • 9780195380156 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0195380150 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2011012546
OCLC:
669754015
Related name:
RCP:
C - S