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Principles and practice of palliative care and supportive oncology

Author: Ann Berger; John L Shuster; Jamie H Von Roenn
Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Focuses on supportive oncology. This textbook not only offers authoritative and up-to-date reviews of research and clinical care best practices, but also practical clinical applications to help  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ann Berger; John L Shuster; Jamie H Von Roenn
ISBN: 9781451121278 145112127X
OCLC Number: 793572297
Description: xvii, 942 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Difficult pain syndromes: neuropathic pain, bone pain, and visceral pain --
Opioid pharmacotherapy --
Nonpharmacologic management of pain --
Interventional approaches to pain --
Pathology of bone metastases-implications for treatment --
Pathophysiology of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy --
Cancer-related fatigue --
Fever and sweats --
Hot flashes --
Anorexia/weight loss --
Dysphagia/speech rehabilitation in palliative care --
Chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting and treatment-related nausea and vomiting --
Assessment of management of chronic nausea and vomiting --
Diarrhea, malabsorption, and constipation --
Bowel obstruction --
Diagnosis and management of effusions --
Hiccups and other gastrointestinal symptoms --
Biology of treatment-induced mucositis --
Oral manifestations and complications of cancer therapy --
Approach to liver metastases in palliative oncology --
Palliative endoscope procedures --
Palliative interventional radiologic procedures --
Pruritus --
Treatment of tumor-related skin disorders --
Dermatologic adverse events during treatment --
Management of pressure ulcers and fungating wounds --
Lymphedema --
Principles of fistula and stoma management --
Dyspnea in the cancer patient --
Hemoptysis, airway obstruction, bronchospasm, cough, and pulmonary complications/symptoms of cancer and its treatment --
Prevention, assessment, and management of treatment-induced cardiac disease in cancer patients --
Management of hypercoagulable states and coagulopathy --
Urologic issues in palliative care --
Impact of hepatic and renal dysfunction on pharmacology of palliative care drugs --
Hypercalcemia --
Metabolic disorders in the cancer patient --
Infectious complications/management --
Management of intracranial metastases --
Management of spinal cord and cauda equina compression --
Recognizing and managing delirium --
Treating depression at the end of life --
Anxiety --
Cognitive decline following cancer treatment --
Substance-abuse issues in palliative care --
Epidemiology and prognostication in advanced cancer --
Hospice --
Cultural issues --
Communication during transitions of care --
The family meetings --
Psychosocial consequences of advanced cancer --
Disorders of sexuality and reproduction --
Caregiving in the home --
Management of symptoms in the actively dying patient --
Spirituality --
Bereavement care --
Staff stress and burnout --
Advance directives, decision making, and withholding and withdrawing treatment --
Palliative care: ethics and the law --
Hematologic support of the cancer patient --
Issues in nutrition and hydration --
Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies in oncology --
Geriatric palliative care --
Palliative care in pediatrics --
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and supportive care --
Long-term survivorship: late effects --
Survivorship issues in adults --
Outcomes assessment in palliative care --
Measurement of quality of life outcomes --
Research issues: ethics and study design.
Responsibility: editors, Ann M. Berger, John L. Shuster, Jr., Jamie Von Roenn.

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