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Title Heart failure and palliative care : a team approach / edited by Miriam Johnson and Richard Lehman ; foreword by Robert Twycross
Published [Place of publication not identified] : CRC Press, 1998
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Contents Part Part I: Demographic and social factors -- chapter 1 Demography of the ageing population of the United Kingdom -- chapter 2 Social processes in ageing -- part Part II: Clinical aspects of old age -- chapter 3 Age- associated physiological changes -- chapter 4 Prevention of disease and disability -- chapter 5 Specifi c features of disease presentation -- chapter 6 Pharmacology and therapeutics -- chapter 7 Principles of rehabilitation -- chapter 8 Domiciliary care for disabled older people -- chapter 9 Legal aspects -- chapter 10 Ethical issues -- chapter 11 Elder abuse 71 / 12 Palliative care -- chapter 12 Palliative care -- part Part III: Clinical problems encountered in old age -- chapter 13 Falls -- chapter 14 Dizziness -- chapter 15 Osteoporosis and fractures -- chapter 16 Musculoskeletal disorders -- chapter 17 Mental health problems -- chapter 18 Alcohol and drug abuse -- chapter 19 Pressure ulcers -- chapter 20 Leg ulcers -- chapter 21 Clostridium difficile and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) / Rhodri Edwards -- chapter 22 HIV in older people / Rhodri Edwards -- chapter 23 Hypothermia -- chapter 24 Hearing impairment/tinnitus -- chapter 25 Visual impairment -- chapter 26 Hypertension -- chapter 27 Heart failure -- chapter 28 Atrial fi brillation -- chapter 29 Cardiac arrhythmias -- chapter 30 Stroke -- chapter 31 Movement disorders -- chapter 32 Bowel and bladder management -- chapter 33 Gastro- oesophageal refl ux disease -- chapter 34 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease -- chapter 35 Community- acquired pneumonia -- chapter 36 Diabetes mellitus -- chapter 37 Renal disease -- chapter 38 Thyroid disorders -- chapter 39 Haematological disorders -- chapter 40 Common skin rashes and skin cancers -- part Part IV: Administrative aspects of services -- chapter 41 Health and social services -- chapter 42 Orthogeriatric services -- chapter 43 Income maintenance -- chapter 44 Audit, clinical governance and appraisal -- chapter 45 NHS structure and management -- chapter 46 NICE, HASCAS and NHS QIS
Summary MCQs are a standard part of undergraduate and postgraduate examinations, providing an easy and unbiased way of assessing performance. This updated edition of 240 MCQ questions covers a wide range of topics in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. The questions are accompanied by extended answers making them suitable for both revision and self-study. The book should be particularly suited for candidates taking the MRCP, FRCS/MRCS and MRCOG examinations, and also for anyone wishing to test their knowledge in this rapidly changing subject
Notes The need for palliative care in heart failure. The syndrome of advanced heart failure. Maximal therapy for heart failure. Prognosis in advanced heart failure. Symptom relief in advanced heart failure. Supportive care: psychological, social and spiritual issues. Communication issues. Care of the patient dying from heart failure. Caring for the younger patient. Palliative care services for patients with heart failure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Health care teams.
Heart failure -- Palliative treatment
Health care teams.
MEDICAL -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Miriam (Miriam J.)
Lehman, Richard.
ISBN 0429091214
1785230212
1785231022
9780429091216
9781785230219
9781785231025