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Palliative care for non-cancer patients

Author: Julia M Addington-Hall; Irene Higginson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The specialty of palliative care has traditionally grown out of oncology. This study considers the needs and experiences of patients dying from, for instance, stroke, heart disease or dementia by drawing on a range of specialties in medicine.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Palliative care for non-cancer patients.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
(DLC) 00054848
(OCoLC)45634556
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia M Addington-Hall; Irene Higginson
ISBN: 9780191730054 019173005X
OCLC Number: 603722137
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 292 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Stroke / Angie Rogers --
Respiratory disease / Charles Shee --
Heart disease / J. Simon R. Gibbs --
Neurodegenerative disease / Tony O'Brien --
Children and young adults / Ann Goldman and Ildiko Schuller --
The management of chronic pain in palliative non-cancer patients / Eduardo Bruera and Catherine M. Neumann --
Palliative care in liver disease / M.A. Heneghan and J.G. O'Grady --
Renal palliative care / Lewis M. Cohen, Gary S. Reiter, David M. Poppel, and Michael J. Germain --
Palliative care for patients with dementia / Patricia Hanrahan, Daniel J. Luchins, and Kathleen Murphy --
Sickle cell disease / Polly Edmonds --
HIV/AIDS / Gabi Brogan and Rob George --
Palliative care in nursing homes / Ian Maddocks and Deborah Parker --
Palliative care in the hospital setting for patients with non-malignant disease / Peter Pitcher and Carol Davis --
Palliative care for non-cancer patients: A UK perspective from primary care / Stephen Barclay --
Specialist palliative care and non-malignant diseases / Robert Dunlop --
Patients' perspective / Cynthia Benz --
Reforming care through continuous quality improvement / Joanne Lynne --
Palliative care for non-cancer patients: a purchaser perspective / John H. James --
Informal carers of dependants with advanced disease / Jonathan Koffman and Penny Shaw --
Specialist palliative care for non-cancer patients: the ethical arguments / Katherine Wasson and Rob George --
Cultural issues in palliative care for non-cancer patients / Peter W. Speck --
Clinical implication / Irene J. Higginson --
Discussion / Julia Addington-Hall and Irene Higginson.
Responsibility: edited by Julia M. Addington-Hall and Irene J. Higginson.
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This title covers service provision for people dying from causes other than cancer looking at the difficulties in estimating prognosis for non-cancer patients; the appropriateness of caring for  Read more...

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A worthwhile addition to the library shelf of any hospice or palliative care service that manages any patients with nonmalignant disease. * IAHPC Website *

 
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