Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care

Publication Year: 2016

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Yennurajalingam, Sriram; Bruera, Eduardo

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-937530-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 80

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The Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care is an easily-navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care.

The table of contents follows the core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, thus meeting the educational and clinical information needs of students, residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners. Succinct, evidence-based, topically-focused content is supplemented by extensive tables, algorithms, and clinical pearls. This edition includes new sections on grief and bereavement, medical marijuana, and physician assisted suicide, and has been updated throughout to incorporate National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Key Features:

  • Edited by an expert team of clinicians, led by world renowned Dr. Eduardo Bruera
  • Content follows core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Succinct and evidence-based guidance on assessment and management of palliative patients
New to this Edition:
  • New sections on grief and bereavement, medical marijuana, and physician-assisted suicide
  • Updated throughout to incorporate National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines, 3rd edition
  • Significant revision to the chapters on Pain, Cachexia, Dehydration, Anxiety and Depression, Cancer-related Symptoms, and Family Conference

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Yennurajalingam, Sriram; Bruera, Eduardo
ISBN: 978-0-19-937530-1
Specialty:
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Oncology
Palliative Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 528
Year: 2016
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 80

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