Handbook of Palliative Care (3rd Edition)

Handbook of Palliative Care (3rd Edition)

By: Fraser Black (author), Christina Faull (author), Sharon de Caestecker (author), Alex Nicholson (author)Paperback

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This handbook offers a practical, thorough approach to the clinical practice of palliative care. Adding North American authors to its roster of UK contributors, the third edition of this award-winning book addresses important changes in the evidence base of palliative care, as well as an emphasis on end-of-life community-based care. It features new chapters on dementia and advance care planning, a simplified lymphoedema discussion, and an ongoing commitment to providing essential guidance for physicians, nurses, and all primary care providers involved in palliative care in hospital, hospice, and community settings.


List of contributors, vii Foreword, x Preface to the Third Edition, xii Acknowledgements, xv List of Abbreviations, xvi 1 The context and principles of palliative care, 1 Christina Faull 2 Palliative care in the community, 15 Daniel Munday and Rodger Charlton 3 Public and patient involvement in palliative care, 29 Neil Small 4 Palliative care: choice, equality, and diversity, 42 Liz Grant, Joanna Dunn and Aziz Sheikh 5 Ethical issues in palliative care, 52 Sharon de Caestecker 6 Communication skills in palliative care, 65 Sharon de Caestecker 7 Adapting to death, dying, and bereavement, 81 Christina Faull and Sue Taplin 8 Advance care planning, 93 Richard Wong 9 Pain and its management, 109 Alex Nicholson 10 The management of gastrointestinal symptoms and advanced liver disease, 139 Andrew Chilton, Christina Faull, Wendy Prentice and Monica Compton 11 The management of respiratory symptoms and advanced COPD, 160 Christine Jones 12 Managing complications of cancer, 184 Rachael Barton and Debbie Allanson 13 Palliative care for people with progressive neurological disorders, 207 David Oliver 14 Palliative care for people with HIV infection and AIDS, 218 Surinder Singh and Nick Theobald 15 Palliative care for children, 231 Harold Siden and Camara van Breemen 16 Palliative care for adolescents and young adults, 247 Daniel Kelly, Victoria Lidstone, Jacqueline Edwards and Jo Griffiths 17 Palliative care for people with advanced dementia, 257 Rachael E. Dixon 18 Palliative care in advanced heart disease, 265 Ryan Liebscher and Fraser Black 19 Palliative care in advanced renal disease, 279 Deb Braithwaite 20 Pressure ulcer care and the management of malignant wounds, 289 Mary Walding 21 Terminal care and dying, 295 Christina Faull and Alex Nicholson 22 The syringe driver and medicines management in palliative care, 323 Christine Hirsch and Maria McKenna 23 Complementary approaches to palliative cancer care, 340 Elizabeth Thompson and Catherine Zollman 24 Spirituality in palliative care, 356 Megory Anderson and Christina Faull Index, 365

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118065594
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 390
  • ID: 9781118065594
  • weight: 816
  • ISBN10: 111806559X
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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