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Palliative care in the home

Author: Derek Doyle; David Jeffrey
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2000.
Series: Oxford medical publications.
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"Palliative care in the home provides a definitive guide on how to provide effective care for people with far-advanced disease. Written by two palliative medicine specialists, both of whom have been family doctors, this book deals with all the physical, emotional, spiritual and social problems likely to be encountered by family doctors and community nurses caring for a patient and relatives at home. It deals in  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Doyle; David Jeffrey
ISBN: 0192632272 9780192632272
OCLC Number: 44769556
Notes: Evolved from: Domiciliary palliative care / Derek Doyle. 1994.
Description: ix, 160 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The challenge of providing palliative care in the home --
Symptom palliation --
Pain palliation --
Psychosocial issues --
Spiritual and religious issues --
Emergencies in palliative care --
Ethical issues --
Communication issues --
Home, hospital or hospice? --
Nursing issues at home --
Grief and bereavement --
Professional stress in palliative care --
The final days: terminal care at home.
Series Title: Oxford medical publications.
Responsibility: Derek Doyle, David Jeffrey ; a foreword by Kenneth Calman.
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As palliative care is a major responsibility for teams providing palliative care at home, this book provides a definitive guide on how to provide effective care for people with far-advanced disease.  Read more...

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Recent years have seen a number of books published concerning palliative care, aimed at the generalist reader. In my opinion, this volume is the best by far and should be found on the bookcases of Read more...

 
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