Essentials of Palliative Care (2013 ed.)

Essentials of Palliative Care (2013 ed.)

By: Alan David Kaye (editor), Jack M. Berger (editor), Nalini Vadivelu (editor)Paperback

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Essentials of Palliative Care is a to-the-point, clinically oriented resource for all members of the multidisciplinary palliative care team and trainees. It covers practical clinical topics, including assessment of the patient and pain and symptom management, and practical non-medical topics central to providing effective palliative care, including psychological management, guidance on how to help patients and their families through the many healthcare decision points they face, and sensitivity to the goals and culture of the patient. Review questions, with detailed answers, provide a convenient way for readers to test their knowledge. Features: * Concise, comprehensive, clinically focused * Multiple choice review questions, with detailed answers * Expert contributors from leading institutions * Coordination of care by palliative care team a major focus

Contents

Table of Contents Essentials of Palliative Care Nalini Vadivelu, Alan D. Kaye, Jack M. Berger, editors Dedications Foreword Preface Contributors 1. Introduction and Education Angele Ryan and Jack M. Berger 2. Multidisciplinary Approach and Coordination of Care Sukanya Mitra and Nalini Vadivelu 3. Psychological Distress and Psychiatric Comorbidities in Palliative Care Raphael J. Leo and Maria Theresa Mariano 4. Hospice for the Terminally Ill and End of Life Care Jamie Capasso, Robert Byron Kim and Danielle Perret 5. Communication in palliative care Dominique Anwar, Sean Ransom and Roy S. Weiner 6. Guidance with Complex Treatment Choices Sukanya Mitra and Nalini Vadivelu 7. Symptom Management Angele Ryan 8. Nutrition in Palliative Care M. Khurram Ghori and Susan Dabu-Bondoc 9. Nursing Perspective and Considerations Ena M. Williams and Tong Ying Ge 10. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Palliative care Kais Alsharif and Justin Hata 11. Social Work in Palliative Care Janet Lucas, Bill Mejia, and Anne Riffenburgh 12: The Healthcare System: More Questions Than Answers Jackie D. D. Carter 13. Vascular Access, Ostomies and Drains Care in Palliative medicine Patricia Devaney 14. Drug Formulary Angele Ryan 15. Interventional Radiology in Palliative Care Oliver Hulson, Neal Larkman and Sreekumar Kunnumpurath 16. Stroke, Epilepsy and Neurological Diseases Maria Gudin 17. Interventional Techniques in Palliative Care Rinoo V. Shah, Alan David Kaye, Chris K. Merritt and Lien B. Tran 18. Headache in Palliative Care Nicholas Connolly, Matthew Pena and Tara M. Sheridan 19. Endoscopic Therapies for Palliation of Gastrointestinal Malignancies Henry C. Ho and Uzma D. Siddiqui 20. The Role of Palliative Care in Cardiothoracic Surgery Amit Banerjee 21. Management of Advanced Heart Failure Patients Dominique Anwar and Asif Anwar 22. Palliative Care in Cardiac Electrophysiology Eric Grubman 23. Palliation in Respiratory Disease David R Meek, Martin D. Knolle and Thomas B Pulimood 24. Palliative Care in Critical Care Units Rita Agarwala, Ben Singer, Sreekumar Kunnumpurath 25. Pediatric Palliative Care Shu-Ming Wang, Paul B Yost and Leonard Sender 26. New Pain Management Vistas in Palliative Care Chris K. Merritt, Lien B. Tran, Rinoo Vasant Shah and Alan David Kaye 27. Ethics in Palliative and End of Life Care Jack M. Berger 28 Physician Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement for Palliative Care Rene R. Rigal 20. The Role of Palliative Care in Cardiothoracic Surgery Amit Banerjee 21. Management of Advanced Heart Failure Patients Dominique Anwar and Asif Anwar 22. Palliative Care in Cardiac Electrophysiology Eric Grubman 23. Palliation in Respiratory Disease David R Meek, Martin D. Knolle and Thomas B Pulimood 24. Palliative Care in Critical Care Units Rita Agarwala, Ben Singer, Sreekumar Kunnumpurath 25. Pediatric Palliative Care Shu-Ming Wang, Paul B Yost and Leonard Sender 26. New Pain Management Vistas in Palliative Care Chris K. Merritt, Lien B. Tran, Rinoo Vasant Shah and Alan David Kaye 27. Ethics in Palliative and End of Life Care Jack M. Berger 28 Physician Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement for Palliative Care Rene R. Rigal

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781461451631
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 518
  • ID: 9781461451631
  • weight: 8073
  • ISBN10: 1461451639
  • edition: 2013 ed.

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