ABC of Palliative Care (ABC S. 2nd Revised edition)

ABC of Palliative Care (ABC S. 2nd Revised edition)

By: Geoffrey Hanks (editor), Marie Fallon (editor)Paperback

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This brand new edition pulls together the most up-to-date information on this complex, multidisciplinary area in a practical, user-friendly manner. It deals with the important social and psychological aspects for palliative care of people with incurable diseases including quality of life, communication and bereavement issues.

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About Author

Marie Fallon, St Columba's Hospice Chair of Palliative Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK Geoffrey Hanks, Professor of Palliative Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK

Contents

1 The principles of palliative care. Balfour Mount, Geoffrey Hanks, Lorna McGoldrick. 2 The principles of control of cancer pain. Marie Fallon, Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan Cherny. 3 Difficult pain. Lesley Colvin, Karen Forbes, Marie Fallon. 4 Breathlessness, cough, and other respiratory problems. Carol Davis, Gillian Percy. 5 Oral health in patients with advanced disease. Jeremy Bagg, Andrew Davies. 6 Anorexia, cachexia, nutrition, and fatigue. Kenneth Fearon, Matthew Barber. 7 Nausea and vomiting. Kathryn Mannix. 8 Constipation, diarrhoea, and intestinal obstruction. Nigel Sykes, Carla Ripamonti, Eduardo Bruera, Debra Gordon. 9 Depression, anxiety, and confusion. Mari Lloyd-Williams. 10 Emergencies. Stephen Falk, Colette Reid. 11 The last 48 hours. James Adam. 12 Palliative care for children. Ann Goldman. 13 Communication. David Jeffrey. 14 The carers. Julia Addington-Hall, Amanda Ramirez. 15 Chronic non-malignant disease. Marie Fallon, Joanna Chambers, Francis Dunn, Raymond Voltz, Gian Borasio, Rob George, Roger Woodruff. 16 Community palliative care. Keri Thomas. 17 Bereavement. Marilyn Relf. 18 Complementary therapies. Michelle Kohn, Jane Maher. Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/09/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781405130790
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781405130790
  • weight: 346
  • ISBN10: 1405130792
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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