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Title Palliative care consultations in haemato-oncology / Sara Booth, Eduardo Bruera
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003


Description 1 online resource (xii, 254 pages) : illustrations
Series Palliative care consultations
Palliative care consultations.
Contents Management of myeloma / Jenny I.O. Craig -- Management of lymphoma / Kristian Bowles and Robert Marcus -- Management of acute leukaemias / Santiago Pavlovsky, Pablo Desmery, and MarĂ­a Cecilia Dignani -- Myelodysplastic syndromes / Ghulam Mufti and Kavita Raj -- Bone marrow and peripheral blood stem cell transplantation / Halen Balsdon and Jenny I.O. Craig -- Palliative care for patients undergoing intensive chemotherapy / Paul Perkins and Susan Closs -- Mouth care for haematology patients / Ilora Finlay, Pia Amsler, and Rosemary Wade -- The essentials of symptom control in haemato-oncology / Anna Spathis -- When the opioid fails : managing the patient with severe neuropathic pain / Annette Vielhaber and Russell K. Portenoy -- Changing the emphasis from active curative care to active palliative care in haematology patients / David Jeffrey and Ray Owen -- The significance and management of anemia in palliative care patients / Wale Atoyebi, Tim Littlewood, and Robert Twycross -- Thrombotic and bleeding complications in haematological malignancies / Beverly Hunt and Simon Noble -- The management of sweating / Mary Miller -- Home care for terminally ill haematology patients / Cathy-Alban-Jones and Lorraine Moth -- The last days of life / Fiona Hicks
Summary Patients with haematological malignancy often undergo the most rigorous treatments, usually requiring long inpatient stays at tertiary referral centres. This volume draws on the expertise of the haematologist, who is vital if the patient is to have optimal care, and offers practical advice in an easy accessible form
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hematological oncology.
Cancer -- Palliative treatment.
Blood -- Diseases -- Palliative treatment
Hematologic Neoplasms -- therapy
Palliative Care -- methods
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Cancer -- Palliative treatment
Hematological oncology
Health & Biological Sciences.
Form Electronic book
Author Booth, Sara (Consultant in palliative medicine)
Bruera, Eduardo.
ISBN 142370102X