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Palliative care for non-cancer patients

Author: Julia M Addington-Hall; Irene J Higginson
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001 [i.e.] 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia M Addington-Hall; Irene J Higginson
ISBN: 0192629603 9780192629609
OCLC Number: 780917238
Description: XXVI, 292 str. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction ; Stroke ; Respiratory disease ; Heart disease ; Neurodegenerative disease ; Children and young adults ; The management of chronic pain in palliative non-cancer patients ; Palliative care in liver disease ; Renal palliative care ; Palliative care for patients with dementia ; Sickle cell disease ; HIV/AIDS ; Palliative care in nursing homes ; Palliative care in hospital settings for patients with non-malignant disease ; Palliative care for non-cancer patients: a UK perspective from primary care ; Specialist palliative care and non-malignant diseases ; Patients' perspectives ; Reforming care through continuous quality improvement ; Palliative care for non-cancer patients: a purchaser perspective ; Informal carers of dependants with advanced disease ; Specialist palliative care for non-cancer patients: the ethical arguments ; Cultural issues in palliative care for non-cancer patients ; Clinical implications ; Discussion
Responsibility: edited by Julia M. Addington-Hall and Irene J. Higginson.

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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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