Key Features

  • Integrate complementary palliative principles as early as possible after diagnosis with guidance from a multidisciplinary editorial team whose different perspectives and collaboration provide a well-balanced approach.
  • Effectively communicate diagnoses and prognoses with cancer patients and their families, set treatment goals, and manage symptoms through pharmacological therapies, as well as non-pharmacological therapies and counseling when appropriate.
  • Improve patients’ quality of life with the latest information on pain and symptom management including managing side effects of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, rehabilitating and counselling long-term survivors, and managing tumor-related symptoms and other complications in the palliative care setting.
  • Prescribe the most effective medications, manage toxicities, and deal with high symptom burdens.
  • Access the complete contents online at www.expertconsult.com.

Details

No. of pages:
672
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Electronic ISBN:
9780323246026
Electronic ISBN:
9781437735949
Print ISBN:
9781437710151

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