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The Resource Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine, edited by Sriram Yennurajalingam, Eduardo Bruera

Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine, edited by Sriram Yennurajalingam, Eduardo Bruera

Label
Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine
Title
Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sriram Yennurajalingam, Eduardo Bruera
Title variation
  • Handbook of hospice and palliative medicine
  • Hospice and palliative medicine
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. T
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
362.17/56
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.O94 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
NLM call number
WB 39
NLM item number
O98 2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Yennurajalingam, Sriram
  • Bruera, Eduardo
Series statement
Oxford American handbooks in medicine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Palliative treatment
  • Hospice care
  • Hospices (Terminal care)
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospices
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Hospice care
  • Hospices (Terminal care)
  • Palliative treatment
Label
Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine, edited by Sriram Yennurajalingam, Eduardo Bruera
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Contributors; 1 Definitions and key elements in palliative care; 2 Symptom assessment; 3 Clinical decision making; 4 Pain assessment and management; 5 Fatigue; 6 Cachexia; 7 Dehydration; 8 Anxiety and depression; 9 Sleep disturbance; 10 Chronic nausea and vomiting; 11 Constipation and bowel obstruction; 12 Delirium; 13 Clinical issues related to palliative sedation; 14 Dyspnea; 15 Emergencies in palliative care; 16 Other symptoms: xerostomia, hiccups, pruritis, pressure ulcers and wound care, lymphedema, and myoclonus; 17 Management of cancer treatment-related adverse effects
  • 18 Radiotherapy and palliative care19 Hospice approach to palliative care, including Medicare hospice benefit; 20 Psychosocial and cultural considerations in palliative care; 21 Spiritual issues in palliative care; 22 The palliative care team; 23 Family conference: role in palliative care; 24 Ethical aspects of palliative medicine; 25 Prognostication in palliative care; 26 Frequent pharmacological interactions in palliative care; 27 Pediatric palliative care; 28 Palliation in the care of older adults; 29 Palliative care in end-stage heart failure; 30 Palliative care in end-stage liver disease
  • 31 Renal palliative care32 Palliative care in patients with AIDS; 33 Palliative care in end-stage neurological disease; 34 Palliative care in end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 35 Palliative care in the intensive care unit (ICU); 36 Research in terminally ill patients; 37 Prevention and management: burnout in health-care providers; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Control code
774295788
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 488 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283426961
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774295788
Label
Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine, edited by Sriram Yennurajalingam, Eduardo Bruera
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Contributors; 1 Definitions and key elements in palliative care; 2 Symptom assessment; 3 Clinical decision making; 4 Pain assessment and management; 5 Fatigue; 6 Cachexia; 7 Dehydration; 8 Anxiety and depression; 9 Sleep disturbance; 10 Chronic nausea and vomiting; 11 Constipation and bowel obstruction; 12 Delirium; 13 Clinical issues related to palliative sedation; 14 Dyspnea; 15 Emergencies in palliative care; 16 Other symptoms: xerostomia, hiccups, pruritis, pressure ulcers and wound care, lymphedema, and myoclonus; 17 Management of cancer treatment-related adverse effects
  • 18 Radiotherapy and palliative care19 Hospice approach to palliative care, including Medicare hospice benefit; 20 Psychosocial and cultural considerations in palliative care; 21 Spiritual issues in palliative care; 22 The palliative care team; 23 Family conference: role in palliative care; 24 Ethical aspects of palliative medicine; 25 Prognostication in palliative care; 26 Frequent pharmacological interactions in palliative care; 27 Pediatric palliative care; 28 Palliation in the care of older adults; 29 Palliative care in end-stage heart failure; 30 Palliative care in end-stage liver disease
  • 31 Renal palliative care32 Palliative care in patients with AIDS; 33 Palliative care in end-stage neurological disease; 34 Palliative care in end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; 35 Palliative care in the intensive care unit (ICU); 36 Research in terminally ill patients; 37 Prevention and management: burnout in health-care providers; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Control code
774295788
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 488 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283426961
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774295788

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