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Title Palliative care in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : from diagnosis to bereavement / edited by David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, Declan Walsh
Edition Second edition
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006


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Description x, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Contents -- 1Amyotrophic lateral sclerosismotor neurone disease1 -- Christopher Shaw -- 2Palliative care19 -- David Oliver -- 3Advance directives27 -- Gian Domenico Borasio and Raymond Voltz -- 3aCommunicationbreaking bad news35 -- Richard Sloan, Dieter E. Pongratz and Gian Domenico Borasio -- 3bDecisionmaking51 -- Wendy Johnston -- 4aControl of symptoms: dyspnoea and respiratory symptoms63 -- Rebecca Lyall and Deborah Gelinas -- 4bControl of symptoms: dysphagia95 -- Edith WagnerSonntag, Mario Prosiegel and Amanda Scott -- 4cControl of symptoms: cognitive dysfunction111 -- Laura Goldstein -- 4dControl of symptoms: other symptoms (including depression)129 -- Gian Domenico Borasio and David Oliver -- 5Psychosocial care143 -- Donal Gallagher and Barbara Monroe -- 6Spiritual care169 -- Robert Lambert -- 7aMultidisciplinary care: physiotherapy187 -- Ulrike Hammerbeck and Alison Garrett -- 7bMultidisciplinary care: occupational therapy203 -- Chris Kingsnorth -- 7cMultidisciplinary care: speech and language therapy213 -- Amanda Scott and Maryanne McPhee -- 7dMultidisciplinary care: psychologist229 -- Jos Kerkvliet -- 7eMultidisciplinary care: nursing care243 -- Dallas Forshew -- 8International aspects of care255 -- David Oliver -- 9aEnd of life care: ethical issues265 -- Leo McClusky and Lauren Elman -- 9bEnd of life care287 -- Nigel Sykes -- 10Bereavement301 -- Ann McMurray and Amanda Harris -- 11aPersonal experiences: one day at a time the experience of an ALS caregiver323 -- Linda Centers -- 11bPersonal experiences: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and how it affects my life331 -- Phil Hankins -- Appendix 1: suppliers000 -- Appendix 2: web sites000 -- Index000
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes Web resources
Subject Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Palliative treatment.
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis -- therapy.
Palliative Care.
Author Oliver, David, 1954-
Borasio, Gian Domenico.
Walsh, Declan, 1947-
LC no. 2006023591
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