|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Publish Date:||Jun 2009|
|Number of Pages:||1035|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.1|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||4.0 x 1.6 x 7.2|
|Breaking bad news|
|Research in palliative care|
|Principles of drug use in palliative care|
|Oncology and palliative care|
|Paediatric palliative care|
|End of life care in non-malignant disease|
|Contribution to palliative care of allied health professions|
|Complementary therapies in palliative care|
|Palliative care in the home|
|Hospital liaison palliative care|
|Palliative care for people with learning difficulties|
|Emergencies in palliative care|
|The terminal phase|
The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Carecovers all aspects of palliative care in a concise and succinct format suited to busy professionals who need to access key information in their daily care of patients.
This new edition is revised throughout, with an additional emphasis on the nursing aspects of Palliative Care. The authors have included new sections on international palliative care, self care and liaison palliative care in acute hospitals. There is also extended material on the use of antibiotics, palliative care research and quality of life issues.
The second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Palliative Carecontinues to be an invaluable resource for all health professionals working with adults, children and families with palliative care needs.