Palliative Medicine

1st Edition

Expert Consult: Online and Print


  • T. Walsh
  • Paul Glare
  • Kathleen Foley
  • Cynthia Goh
  • Robin Fainsinger
  • Lukas Radbruch
  • Juan Olarte
  • Mari Lloyd-Williams
  • Augusto Caraceni
  • 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.


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    © 2009
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