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
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Optimal terminal and palliative care requires consideration of the patient and family unit as well as cultural and religious sensitivities. The patient’s well being in terms of m..
ISBN 10 : 9780191636103
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While palliative care has adopted a holistic approach to treatment, medication driven symptom management ostensibly forms the critical aspect of care. Pharmacological therapy can b..
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 : 9780199883165
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Drawing from his extensive clinical experience and many years of teaching, Dr. Hallenbeck has written a guide to palliative care for clinicians. Topics addressed range from an over..
ISBN 10 : 9781607615903
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A clinical case-based handbook has a role in general clinicians’ practice of caring for patients with serious or life-limiting illness. The explosion of the field of Hospice and ..
ISBN 10 : 0781763436
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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 : 9780335226252
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This book describes the history and development of palliative care services in the Republic of Ireland. Written from a multi-professional perspective the book appeals to anyone wit..