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Handbook of palliative care in cancer

Author: Alexander Waller; Nancy L Caroline
Publisher: Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Handbooks
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waller, Alexander.
Handbook of palliative care in cancer.
Boston : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2000
(OCoLC)606505682
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Waller; Nancy L Caroline
ISBN: 0750672048 9780750672047
OCLC Number: 43562367
Description: xxxi, 567 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: General Principles --
General Principles of Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer --
Pain Control --
Cancer Pain: Incidence, Mechanisms, and Syndromes --
Modalities for Pain Control in Cancer --
Principles and Techniques of Pharmacologic Management --
Nutrition and Hydration --
Nutrition and Hydration --
Weakness --
Weakness --
Dermatologic and Related Problems --
Smelly Tumors --
Pressure Sores --
Stomas and Fistulas --
Peripheral Edema --
Lymphedema --
Pruritus --
Other Skin Problems --
Gastrointestinal and Abdominal --
Oral Complications and Mouth Care --
Anorexia --
Dysphagia --
Hiccups --
Dyspepsia --
Gastrointestinal Bleeding --
Nausea and Vomiting --
Constipation --
Fecal Impaction --
Bowel Obstruction --
Diarrhea and Rectal Discharge --
Ascites --
Respiratory --
Dyspnea --
Cough --
Hemoptysis --
Pleural Effusions --
Superior Vena Cava Syndrome --
Urinary --
Urinary Incontinence, Frequency, and Retention --
Hematuria --
Dysuria and Bladder Spasms --
Neurologic and Neuropsychiatric --
The Mental Status Examination --
Brain Metastases --
Seizures --
Spinal Cord Compression --
Confusional States --
Depression and Suicide --
Extrapyramidal Drug Reactions --
Anxiety --
Insomnia --
Orthopedic --
Bone Metastases --
Metabolic --
Hypercalcemia --
Electrolyte Abnormalities --
Fever and Infection --
Fever and Infection --
Terminal Care and Beyond --
The Final Hours --
Care of the Bereaved --
Drugs Used in Palliative Care --
Generic and Trade Names of Commonly Used Drugs --
Drug Profiles (listed alphabetically).
Other Titles: Palliative care in cancer
Responsibility: Alexander Waller, Nancy L. Caroline.

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