Palliative Care is the first book to provide a comprehensive understanding of the new field that is transforming the way Americans deal with serious illness.
Diane E. Meier, M.D., one of the field’s leaders and a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation “genius award” in 2009, opens the volume with a sweeping overview of the field. In her essay, Dr. Meier examines the roots of palliative care,…
By Diane E. Meier, Stephen L. Isaacs & Robert Hughes
ISBN 10 : 9781461451648
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Essentials of Palliative Care is a to-the-point, clinically oriented resource for all members of the multidisciplinary palliative care team and trainees. It covers practical clinic..
ISBN 10 : 9780199917402
ISBN 13 : 019991740X
One of the most challenging roles of the psycho-oncologist is to help guide terminally-ill patients through the physical, psychological, and spiritual aspects of the dying process...
ISBN 10 : 1857758250
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Palliative care is now not just about the end stage of diseases like cancer and motor-neurone disease, but includes all illnesses that are currently non-curable and life -limiting...
ISBN 10 : 9781405143752
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This handbook is a practical and comprehensive introduction to the field of palliative medicine. It provides clear insight into many of the complex issues that arise in the deliver..
ISBN 10 : 0763715662
ISBN 13 : 9780763715663
An overlook of the theoretical prespective and practical information about the growing field of hospice...
ISBN 10 : 0781763436
ISBN 13 : 9780781763431
Designed for easy use at the bedside, this manual contains the practical information health care professionals need to provide optimal end-of-life care. The book presents a multidi..
ISBN 10 : 9780199567966
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Children's palliative care has developed rapidly as a discipline, as health care professionals recognise that the principles of adult palliative care may not always be applicable t..