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Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine

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Author
Bruera, Eduardo
Yennurajalingam, Sriram
Call Number
ONLINE WB310 B58 2011
URL
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Title
Oxford American handbook of hospice and palliative medicine
Alternate Title
Handbook of hospice and palliative medicine
Author
Bruera, Eduardo
Yennurajalingam, Sriram
Responsibility
edited by Eduardo Bruera, Sriram Yennurajalingam.
Place
Oxford
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year Published
2011
Subjects
Palliative Care
Terminal Care
Hospice Care
Hospices
Abstract
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. The table of contents and balance of coverage follows the core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, thus meeting the educational and clinical information needs of students, residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners. An expert team of clinicians, led by world renowned Eduardo Bruera, address approach to care; psychosocial and spiritual issues; impending death; grief and bereavement; assessment and management of pain; management of non-pain symptoms such as nausea, dyspnea, depression, insomnia, and bleeding; communication and team work; and ethical and legal decision making..
Notes
Spiritual care quick start.
ISBN
9780195380156
9780199701681
Format
Ebook
Call Number
ONLINE WB310 B58 2011
URL
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=419066&site=ehost-live
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