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ABCOfPalliativeCare2

ABC of Palliative Care – 2 Edition

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Excellent and up-to-date aid for practitioners on the sensitive issue of palliative care.

 

Covers the social and psychological aspects of handling patients with incurable diseases, including quality of life, communication and bereavement issues.

 

Contents

 

• The principles of palliative care

 

• The principles of control of cancer pain

 

• Difficult pain

 

• Breathlessness, cough, and other respiratory problems

 

• Oral health in patients with advanced disease

 

• Anorexia, cachexia, nutrition, and fatigue

 

• Nausea and vomiting Kathryn Mannix

 

• Constipation, diarrhoea, and intestinal obstruction

 

• Depression, anxiety, and confusion

 

• Emergencies

 

• The last 48 hours

 

• Palliative care for children

 

• Communication

 

• The carers

 

• Chronic non-malignant disease

 

• Community palliative care

 

• Bereavement

 

• Complementary therapies

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Weight 0.35 kg
Dimensions 28 x 22 x 5 cm
ISBN

[10] 1405130792 [13] 978140513

Author

Marie Fallon and Geoff Hanks

Published Date

2006

Pages

96

Dimensions

297 x 210 mm

Cover

soft cover

Publisher

BMJ Books

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