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Author Woodruff, Roger.

Title Palliative medicine : evidence-based symptomatic and supportive care for patients with advanced cancer
Edition 4 edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004

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Description ix, 507 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Palliative care -- 2. Principles of palliative care -- 3. Ethics in palliative care -- 4. Pain -- 5. Factors that modify the perception of pain -- 6. Assessment of pain -- 7. Principles of treatment -- 8. Non-opioid analgesics -- 9. Opioid analgesics -- 10. Morphine -- 11. Other opioid analgesics -- 12. Neuroaxial opioid therapy -- 13. Adjuvant analgesics -- 14. Anaesthetic, neurolytic and neurosurgical procedures -- 15. Physical therapies -- 16. Psychological and psychosocial aspects of pain control -- 17. Anticancer therapy -- 18. Respiratory -- 19. Gastrointestinal -- 20. Genitourinary -- 21. Cardiovascular -- 22. Haematological -- 23. Musculoskeletal -- 24. Dermatological -- 25. Neurological -- 26. Psychiatric -- 27. Endocrine/Metabolic -- 28. Constitutional -- 29. Adverse effects of anticancer therapy -- 30. Psychological issues -- 31. Social problems -- 32. Cultural factors -- 33. Spiritual or existential concerns -- 34. Grief and bereavement -- 35. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)
Summary "While the primary focus is on the treatment of pain and other medical problems, the importance of psychosocial and nonphysical aspects of suffering, and the need for a holistic, and multidisciplinary approach to care, are stressed. The principles underlying good palliative care are discussed, as are ethical issues such as physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia." "This fourth edition is extensively referenced. The results of hundreds of randomised controlled trials, as well as systematic and Cochrane reviews, are highlighted as palliative medicine moves into the era of evidence-based medicine."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Previous ed.: 1999
Subtitle of previous editions: Symptomatic and supportive care for patients with advanced cancer and AIDS
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index
Subject Cancer -- Treatment -- Palliative treatment.
Palliative treatment.
Pain -- Treatment.
AIDS (Disease) -- Palliative treatment.
Cancer -- Palliative treatment.
HIV.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome.
Evidence-Based Medicine [MESH]
Neoplasms [MESH]
Pain -- therapy [MESH]
Palliative Care [MESH]
Terminal Care [MESH]
Pain Management.
Evidence-Based Medicine.
Palliative Care.
Pain Management.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Palliative Care.
Terminal Care.
Neoplasms.
Palliative Care -- methods.
Palliative Care -- psychology.
Palliative Care -- methods.
Reading List HME402 recommended text 2019
LC no. 2004273122
ISBN 019551677X