Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Bruera, Eduardo; Yennurajalingam, Sriram

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-538015-6

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This handbook provides an easily navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. Succinct, evidence-based, topically focused content is supplemented by extensive tables and algorithms. The table of contents and balance of coverage 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. An expert team of clinicians, led by world renowned Eduardo Bruera, address approach to care; psychosocial and spiritual issues; impending death; grief and bereavement; assessment and management of pain; management of non-pain symptoms such as nausea, dyspnea, depression, insomnia, and bleeding; communication and team work; and ethical and legal decision making.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Bruera, Eduardo; Yennurajalingam, Sriram
ISBN: 978-0-19-538015-6
Specialty:
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Oncology
Palliative Medicine
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 504

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