Publication Year: 2003
Authors/Editor: Hallenbeck, James L.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Drawing from his extensive clinical experience and many years of teaching, Dr. Hallenbeck has written a guide to palliative care for clinicians.
As an introduction to both the art and science of palliative care, this book reflects the perspectives of one physician who has dedicated his career to this rapidly evolving field. the book links real stories of illness with practical advice, thereby delineating clinical practice in a way that reflects the daily concerns of clinicians.Topics addressed range from an overview of death and dying to specific approaches to symptom management.
* Intertwines a critical reading of the palliative care literature with the author's personal experience in practicing and teaching palliative care
* Highlights key points as palliative care notes
* Provides a unique chapter on consults
* Links real life stories of illness with specific advice