Palliative Medicine

1st Edition

Expert Consult: Online and Print


Key Features

  • Equips you to provide today's most effective palliation for terminal malignant diseases end-stage renal, cardiovascular, respiratory, and liver disorders progressive neurological conditions and HIV/AIDS.
  • Covers your complete range of clinical challenges with in-depth discussions of patient evaluation and outcome assessment ethical issues communication cultural and psychosocial issues research in palliative medicine principles of drug use symptom control nutrition disease-modifying palliation rehabilitation and special interventions.
  • Helps you implement unparalleled expertise and global best practices with advice from a matchless international author team.
  • Provides in-depth guidance on meeting the specific needs of pediatric and geriatric patients.
  • Assists you in skillfully navigating professional issues in palliative medicine such as education and training administration and the role of allied health professionals.
  • Includes just enough pathophysiology so you can understand the "whys" of effective decision making, as well as the "how tos."
  • Offers a user-friendly, full-color layout for ease of reference, including color-coded topic areas, mini chapter outlines, decision trees, and treatment algorithms.
  • Comes with access to the complete contents of the book online, for convenient, rapid consultation from any computer.


Electronic ISBN:

About the authors