Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-oncology

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This book is designed to give the busy clinician advice on clinical problems which may be relatively rarely encountered or very common but which are often very difficult to manage. The book includes a review of the current oncological and hemato-oncological management of advanced disease with symptom control advice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198528081
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/15/2003
  • Series: Palliative Care Consultations Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 6.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Addenbrooke's Palliative Care Team

University of Texas

Addenbrooke's Palliative Care Team

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Table of Contents

1. Management of myeloma, Jenny I O Craig
2. Management of lymphoma, Kristian Bowles & Robert Marcus
3. Management of acute leukemias, Santiago Pavlovsky, Pablo Desmery & Maria Cecelia Dignani
4. Myeoldysplastic syndromes, Ghulam Mufti & Kavita Raj
5. Bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation, Helen Balsdon & Jenny Craig
6. Palliative Care for patients undergoing intensive therapy, Sue Closs
7. Mouth care for haematology patients, Ilora Finlay, Pia Amsler & Rosemary Wade
8. The Essentials of symptom control in haemato-oncology, Anna Spathis
9. When the opiod fails: managing the patient with severe neuropathic pain, Annette Vielhaber & Russell K. Portenoy
10. Changing the emphasis from active curative care to active palliative care in haematology patients, David Jeffrey & Ray Owen
11. The significance and management of anaemia in palliative care patients, Wale Atoyebi, Tim Littlewood & Robert Twycross
12. Thrombotic and bleeding complications in haematological malignancies, Beverly Hunt & Simon Noble
13. The management of sweating, Mary Miller
14. Home care for terminally ill haematology patients, Lorraine Moth & Cath Alban-Jones
15. The Last Days of Life, Fiona Hicks

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