Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology

Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology

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Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology by Ann M. Berger, Jr. John L. Shuster, Jamie H. Von Roenn

Unlike other textbooks on this subject, which are more focused on end of life, the 4th edition of Principles and Practice of Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology focuses on supportive oncology. In fact, the goal of this textbook is to provide a source of both help and inspiration to all those who care for patients with cancer. Written in a more reader-friendly format, this textbook not only offers authoritative and up-to-date reviews of research and clinical care best practices, but also practical clinical applications to help readers put everything they learn to use.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781469822518
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date: 12/03/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 960
File size: 45 MB
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Table of Contents

Contributing Authorsxi
Preface from the First Editionxix
Section I.Symptoms and Syndromes
Part APain
1.Cancer Pain: Principles of Assessment and Syndromes3
2.Bone Pain: Assessment and Management53
3.Opioid Pharmacotherapy68
4.Nonopioid and Adjuvant Analgesics84
5.Nonpharmacologic Management of Pain98
6.Physiatric Approaches to Pain Management116
7.Neurosurgical Interventional Approaches to Pain128
Part BConstitutional Symptoms
8.Assessment and Management of Cancer-Related Fatigue141
9.Fever and Sweats154
Part CGastrointestinal Symptoms and Syndromes
10.Anorexia/Weight Loss169
11.Oral Sensation and Cancer178
13.Chemotherapy-Related Nausea and Vomiting206
14.Chronic Nausea and Vomiting222
15.Diarrhea, Malabsorption, and Constipation233
16.Bowel Obstruction250
17.Diagnosis and Management of Ascites264
18.Hiccups and Other Gastrointestinal Symptoms271
19.Oral Manifestations and Complications of Cancer Therapy282
Part DSkin
21.Treatment of Tumor-Related Skin Disorders307
22.Management of Pressure Ulcers and Fungating Wounds321
24.Principles of Fistula and Stoma Management344
Part ECardiopulmonary and Vascular Syndromes
25.Management of Dyspnea357
27.Airway Obstruction, Bronchospasm, and Cough378
28.Management of Pleural and Pericardial Effusions389
29.Cardiopulmonary Toxicity of Cancer Therapy413
30.Management of Advanced Heart Failure441
31.Management of Hypercoagulable States and Coagulopathy452
Part FGenitourinary Symptoms and Syndromes
32.Urologic Issues of Palliative Care463
33.Management of Renal Failure477
Part GMetabolic Disorders
35.Metabolic Disorders in the Cancer Patient508
Part HSelected Neurologic Syndromes
36.Headache and Other Neurologic Complications515
37.Management of Spinal Cord and Cauda Equina Compression532
38.Neuromuscular Dysfunction and Palliative Care544
Part ISelected Psychiatric Syndromes
40.Depression and Anxiety577
41.Substance Abuse Issues in Palliative Care593
Section II.Issues in Palliative Care
Part ADefinitions and Models
42.Prognostication in Advanced Disease607
43.Epidemiology of Cancer at the End of Life615
44.Definitions and Models of Palliative Care635
Part BAssessment Issues
46.Multidimensional Patient Assessment653
47.Cross-Cultural Issues661
48.Communication at End of Life673
Part CTherapies with Palliative Intent
49.Palliative Radiation Therapy685
50.Palliative Chemotherapy698
51.Palliative Surgery710
52.Palliative Orthopedic Surgery722
53.Palliative Endoscopic and Interventional Radiologic Procedures731
Part DOther Issues in Palliative Care
54.Psychosocial Consequences of Advanced Cancer749
55.Disorders of Sexuality and Reproduction762
56.Home Care775
57.Management of Symptoms in the Actively Dying Patient789
59.Bereavement Care813
60.Education and Training in Palliative Care819
61.Staff Stress and Burnout831
Section III.Ethical Considerations in Palliative Care
62.Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity851
63.Advance Directives860
64.Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment: The Doctor-Patient Relationship and the Changing Goals of Care880
65.Palliative Care and Physician-Assisted Death891
66.Palliative Care: Ethics and the Law902
Section IV.Special Interventions in Supportive and Palliative Care
67.Hematologic Support of the Cancer Patient917
68.Nutrition Support933
69.Issues in Nutrition and Hydration956
70.Rehabilitative Medicine968
71.Rehabilitation of Speech Disorders980
72.Music Therapy and Art Therapy993
73.Complementary and Alternative Approaches1007
Section V.Special Populations
74.Long-Term Survivorship: Late Effects1019
75.Psychosocial Aspects of Cancer Survivorship1034
76.Palliative Care in Pediatrics1044
77.Geriatric Palliative Care1062
78.Palliative Care in Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome1071
79.Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit Setting1086
Section VI.Research Issues in Supportive Care and Palliative Care
80.Measurement of Quality of Life Outcomes1107
81.Outcomes Assessment in Palliative Care1123
82.Research Ethics1131

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