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Hospital-Based Palliative Medicine: A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781118772577
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/02/2015
Series: Hospital Medicine: Current Concepts Series , #8
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 909,385
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Steven Z. Pantilat, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, the Alan M. Kates and John M. Burnard Endowed Chair in Palliative Care, and the founding Director of the UCSF Palliative Care Program. Dr. Pantilat is also the Director of the UCSF Palliative Care Leadership Center that trains teams from hospitals across the country on how to establish Palliative Care Services. In 2007 he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar studying palliative care at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, University of Sydney, and Curtin University in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Pantilat is also a hospitalist, and is a nationally recognized expert in hospital medicine as well as in Palliative Medicine.

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Table of Contents

Contributors viii

1. Hospital Care for Seriously Ill Patients and Their Families1
Steven Z. Pantilat, Wendy G. Anderson, Matthew J. Gonzales, andEric W. Widera

Section 1 Symptom Management

2. Pain Management: A Practical Approach for Hospital Clinicians11
Solomon Liao, Kira Skavinski, Jamie Capasso, and Rosene D.Pirrello

3. Dyspnea: Management in Seriously Ill Hospitalized Patients37
Margaret L. Campbell and Michael A. Stellini

4. Nausea and Vomiting: Evaluation and Management inHospitalized Patients 49
Katherine Aragon and Matthew J. Gonzales

5. Delirium: Identification and Management in Seriously IllHospitalized Patients 61
Marieberta Vidal and Eduardo Bruera

6. Depression and Anxiety: Assessment and Management inHospitalized Patients with Serious Illness 71
Nathan Fairman, Jeremy M. Hirst, and Scott A. Irwin

Section 2 Communication and Decision Making

7. Effective Communication with Seriously Ill Patients in theHospital: General Principles and Core Skills 95
Kristen A. Chasteen and Wendy G. Anderson

8. Family Meetings and Caring for Family Members 108
Sara K. Johnson

9. Assessing Goals of Care: A Case-Based Discussion 121
Elizabeth Lindenberger and Amy S. Kelley

10. Documenting Goals of Care and Treatment Preferences in theHospital: A Case-Based Discussion 133
Lynn A. Flint, Rebecca L. Sudore, and Brook Calton

11. Prognostication: Estimating and Communicating Prognosis forHospitalized Patients 143
Joshua R. Lakin and Eric W. Widera

12. Managing Conflict over Treatment Decisions 160
Robert M. Arnold and Eva Reitschuler-Cross

Section 3 Practice

13. Palliative Care Emergencies in Hospitalized Patients171
Paul Glare, Yvona Griffo, Alberta Alickaj, and BarbaraEgan

14. Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Interventions 195
James M. Risser and Howard Epstein

15. Artificial Nutrition and Hydration in Patients with SeriousIllness 206
Thomas T. Reid

16. Last Days of Life: Care for the Patient and Family 223
Jason Morrow

17. Palliative Care after Discharge: Services for the SeriouslyIll in the Home and Community 237
Amy M. Corcoran, Neha J. Darrah, and Nina R.O’Connor

18. Interdisciplinary Team Care of Seriously Ill HospitalizedPatients 250
Dawn M. Gross and Jane Hawgood

19. Self-Care and Resilience for Hospital Clinicians 260
Sarah M. Piper, B.J. Miller, and Michael W. Rabow

Index 273

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