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Palliative medicine : a case-based manual

Author: Neil MacDonald
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Réimp.2001View all editions and formats

Palliative care is a growing area in the undergraduate medical curriculum, with many schools adopting a case-based approach to teaching. This book uses series of cases to illustrate critical points  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil MacDonald
ISBN: 0192626574 9780192626578 019262847X 9780192628473
OCLC Number: 491540178
Description: X-318 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Anorexia-cachexia syndrome; 2. Anxiety and depression; 3. Asthenia; 4. Bowel obstruction; 5. Cognitive impairment; 6. Constipation; 7. Cough; 8. Decubitus ulcers; 9. Dehydration; 10. Dyspnea; 11. Genito-urinary symptoms; 12. Lymphoedema; 13. Mouth care; 14. Multifocal myoclonus; 15. Nausea and vomiting; 16. Basic steps in the management of cancer pain; 17. Bone pain; 18. Neuropathic pain; 19. Visceral pain; 20. Sleep disorders; 21. Communication with patient and family; 22. Impact of differences in care of the terminally ill; 23. An approach to ethical issues; 24. Grief and bereavement; 25. Home care of dying patients; 26. Social impact of illness; 27. Meeting the spiritual needs of terminally ill patients
Responsibility: éd. Neil MacDonald.


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