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Supportive care for the respiratory patient

Author: Sam Ahmedzai; Martin F Muers
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: Supportive care series, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Respiratory symptoms such as breathlessness and cough are common in patients with advancing and incurable disease. This book, in the field of respiratory palliation, covers the scientific basis and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Ahmedzai; Martin F Muers
ISBN: 0192631411 9780192631411
OCLC Number: 80400315
Description: 448 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: PART I - SUPPORTIVE CARE; 1. The nature of palliation and its contribution to supportive care; 2. Anatomy and physiology; 3. Quality of life - models and measures of quality of life; 4. Complementary medicine for respiratory diseases; 5. Economics applied to respiratory supportive care; PART II - MECHANISMS AND ASSESSMENT OF DYSPNOEA; 6. Mechanisms of dyspnoea; 7. Assessment of dyspnoea in research; 8. Assessment of dyspnoea in clinical practice and audit; PART III - MANAGEMENT OF DYSPNOEA; 9. Drug therapies; 10. Oxygen and airflow; 11. Rehabilitation and exercise; 12. Dyspnoea and respiratory muscle training; 13. Psychosocial therapies; 14. Nutrition and cachexia; 15. Occupational therapy and environmental modifications; PART IV - DYSPNOEA IN SPECIAL SITUATIONS; 16. Upper airflow obstruction; 17. Diffuse airflow obstruction and 'restrictive' lung disease; 18. Neuromuscular and skeletal diseases; 19. Dyspnoea in motor neurone disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis); 20. Hyperventilation and disproportionate breathlessness; PART V - COUGH AND HAEMOPTYSIS; 21. Physiology and pathophysiology of cough; 22. Special situations: chronic cough with a 'normal' chest radiograph; 23. Massive haemoptysis: causes, assessment, and management; 24. The therapy of expectoration; 25. The management of cystic fibrosis; PART VI - PAIN; 26. Mechanisms of pain associated with respiratory disease; 27. Pain in association with respiratory conditions: assessment in research and clinical practice; 28. Treating severe pain in advanced lung disease; 29. Pain in association with respiratory disease management: neurolytic procedures; PART VII - SPECIFIC DISEASES; 30. Assessment and management of respiratory symptoms of malignant disease; 31. Comprehensive supportive care in HIV pulmonary disease; 32. Chronic infections: pulmonary tuberculosis
Series Title: Supportive care series, no. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin Muers.

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