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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ann Berger; John L Shuster; Jamie H Von Roenn
|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 --
Treatment of tumor-related skin disorders --
Dermatologic adverse events during treatment --
Management of pressure ulcers and fungating wounds --
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 --
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 --
Cognitive decline following cancer treatment --
Substance-abuse issues in palliative care --
Epidemiology and prognostication in advanced cancer --
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 --
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.|
- Cancer -- Palliative treatment.
- Cancer -- Complications -- Treatment.
- Cancer pain -- Treatment.
- Cancer -- Traitement palliatif.
- Cancer -- Complications et séquelles -- Traitement.
- Douleur néoplastique -- Traitement.
- Neoplasms -- therapy.
- Neoplasms -- complications.
- Pain Management -- methods.
- Palliative Care -- methods.