Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care / Edition 2

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care / Edition 2

by Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy, Jo Wells
     
 

The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care covers all aspects of palliative care in a concise and succinct format suited to busy professionals who need to access key information in their daily care of patients. This new edition is revised throughout, with an additional emphasis on the nursing aspects of Palliative Care. The authors have included new sections on

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The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care covers all aspects of palliative care in a concise and succinct format suited to busy professionals who need to access key information in their daily care of patients. This new edition is revised throughout, with an additional emphasis on the nursing aspects of Palliative Care. The authors have included new sections on international palliative care, self care and liaison palliative care in acute hospitals. There is also extended material on the use of antibiotics, palliative care research and quality of life issues. The second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care continues to be an invaluable resource for all health professionals working with adults, children and families with palliative care needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199234356
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1088
Sales rank:
1,064,689
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1Ethical issues1
2Breaking bad news19
3Research in palliative care27
4Principles of drug use in palliative medicine35
5Oncology and palliative care81
6Symptom management
7Paediatric palliative care443
8Palliative care in non-malignant disease553
9Spiritual care625
10The contribution to palliative care of allied health professions637
11Complementary therapies in palliative care671
12Palliative care in the home699
13The terminal phase735
14Bereavement749
15Emergencies in palliative care763
16Miscellaneous771

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