Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care



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Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care by Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy

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: 9780198508977
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages: 864
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 4.20(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Northern Ireland Palliative Medicine Training Scheme, Belfast

St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey, Surrey

Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust

Marie Curie Centre, Vale of Glamorgan

Table of Contents

1. History of palliative medicine as a specialty

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