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50 studies every palliative doctor should know

Author: David Hui; Akhila Reddy; Eduardo Bruera
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Series: 50 studies every doctor should know (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents key studies that have shaped the practice of palliative medicine. Selected using a rigorous methodology, the studies cover topics including: palliative care, symptom assessment and management, psychosocial aspects of care and communication, and end-of-life care. This text is a must-read for health care professionals and anyone who wants to learn more about the data behind clinical practice.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Hui; Akhila Reddy; Eduardo Bruera
ISBN: 9780190658618 0190658614
OCLC Number: 1003145023
Description: xx, 319 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: SECTION 1 Palliative Care --
1.Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer / Thomas W. LeBlanc --
2.Early Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer / David Hui --
3.Nurse-Led Palliative Care for Advanced Cancer Patients / Eric J. Roeland --
4.Benefits of Early Palliative Care to Informal Family Caregivers / Eric J. Roeland --
5.The Optimal Delivery of Palliative Care / Peter Poon --
6.Availability and Integration of Palliative Care at US Cancer Centers / Alfredo Rodriguez-Nunez --
7.Cost Savings Associated with Palliative Care / Breffni Hannon --
SECTION 2 Symptom Assessment and Management --
8.Changes in the Last Months of Life / Fiona Runacres --
9.The Edmonton Symptom Assessment System / Breffni Hannon --
10.Reversibility of Delirium in Palliative Care / Eric Prommer --
11.Multicomponent Intervention to Prevent Delirium in Hospitalized Older Patients / Peter Lawlor Note continued: 12.Haloperidol, Chlorpromazine, and Lorazepam for Delirium / Maxine de la Cruz --
13.Decompressive Surgery for Malignant Spinal Cord Compression / Diaa Osman --
14.Opioid Rotation for Toxicity Reduction / Akhila Reddy --
15.Duloxetine for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy / Akhila Reddy --
16.Effects of Morphine on Dyspnea / Jason A. Webb --
17.Palliative Oxygen Versus Room Air for Refractory Dyspnea / Arif H. Kamal --
18.Exercise for the Management of Cancer-Related Fatigue / Eric Widera --
19.Reduction of Cancer-Related Fatigue with Dexamethasone: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial in Patients with Advanced Cancer / Chirag A. Patel --
20.Parenteral Hydration in Patients with Advanced Cancer / Bianca Sakamoto Ribeiro Paiva --
21.Enteral Tube Feeding Dysphagic Stroke Patients / Rony Dev --
22.Feeding Tube and Survival Among Patients with Severe Cognitive Impairment / Claudio Adile Note continued: 23.Parenteral Nutrition in Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy / Rony Dev --
24.Docusate and Sennosides for Constipation / Shalini Dalal --
25.Treatment of Opioid-Induced Constipation in Advanced Illness / Donna S. Zhukovsky --
26.Octreotide for Malignant Bowel Obstruction / Shalini Dalai --
SECTION 3 Psychosocial Aspects of Care and Communication --
27.Prevalence of Mood Disorders in Patients with Cancer / Linh Nguyen --
28.Dignity Therapy for Patients Near the End of Life / Marvin Omar Delgado-Guay --
29.Association between Spirituality/Religiosity and Quality of End-of-Life Care / Marvin Omar Delgado-Guay --
30.The Study to Understand Prognoses and Preferences for Outcomes and Risks of Treatments (SUPPORT) / Thomas W. LeBlanc --
31.Doctors' Prognostic Accuracy in Terminally Ill Patients / Andrew S. Epstein --
32.Prognostic Disclosure to Patients with Advanced Cancer / David Hui Note continued: 33.Expectations about Effects of Chemotherapy in Patients with Advanced Cancer / Andrew S. Epstein --
34.Physician Message and Patient's Perception of Compassion / Eric Widera --
SECTION 4 End of Life Care and Planning --
35.Association Between Advance Directives and Quality of End-of-Life Care / Donna S. Zhukovsky --
36.Outcomes Associated with End-of-Life Discussions / Masanori Mori --
37.End-of-Life Discussions and Aggressiveness of Care Received Near Death / Justin Yu --
38.A Communication Intervention in the Intensive Care Unit / Christian T. Sinclair --
39.Clinical Signs of Impending Death in Cancer Patients / Masanori Mori --
40.Factors Considered Important at the End of Life / Oreofe O. Odejide --
41.Quality End-of-Life Care: Patients' Perspectives / Yael Schenker --
42.Family Perspectives on Aggressive End-of-Life Care / Oreofe Odejide --
43.Family Perspectives on End-of-Life Care at the Last Place of Care / Erin FitzGerald Note continued: 44.Liverpool Care Pathway for Hospitalized Cancer Patients / Andri Filipe Junqueira dos Santos --
45.Palliative Sedation Therapy and Survival / Joseph Arthur --
46.What Patients and Families Want to Know About Hospice / Kimberson Tanco --
47.The Impact of Hospice on Mortality of Widowed Spouses / Regina Mackey --
48.Attitudes and Desires of Terminally Ill Patients Regarding Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide / Yu Jung Kim --
49.Factors Associated with Outcomes of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation / Eric Prommer --
50.Influence of Survival Probability on Preference for CPR / Allison E. Jordan.
Series Title: 50 studies every doctor should know (Series)
Other Titles: Fifty studies every palliative doctor should know
Responsibility: edited by David Hui, Akhila Reddy, Eduardo Bruera.

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This book presents key studies that have shaped the practice of palliative medicine. Selected using a rigorous methodology, the studies cover topics including: palliative care, symptom assessment and management, psychosocial aspects of care and communication, and end-of-life care. This text is a must-read for health care professionals and anyone who wants to learn more about the data behind clinical practice.

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