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MMDS TERMINAL MALIGNANT DISEASE 3RD EDITION By Cicely Saunders

MMDS TERMINAL MALIGNANT DISEASE 3RD EDITION by Cicely Saunders

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This single volume provides information needed by doctors and nurses caring for the terminally ill. The general structure of the book remains unaltered, all chapters being updated, including a section on running a home-care team.

MMDS TERMINAL MALIGNANT DISEASE 3RD EDITION Summary

MMDS TERMINAL MALIGNANT DISEASE 3RD EDITION by Cicely Saunders

This single volume provides information needed by doctors and nurses caring for the terminally ill. The general structure of the book remains unaltered, all chapters being updated, including a section on running a home-care team. Where great advances have been made, some sections have been replaced. There are additional sections on the wider applications of palliative care, the role of the day hospice and the contribution of physiotherapy to symptom control in malignant disease.

Table of Contents

Introduction Cicely Saunders. Communication Frances Sheldon. Symptom Control: Pain Tony O'Brien. Gastrointestinal symptoms Mary Baines, Nigel Sykes. Respiratory symptoms Louis Heyse-Moore. Metabolic symptoms Robert Dunlop. Depression, sadness and anxiety Gail Hodgson. Confusion, including acute confusion Marie Murphy. Mouth and skin problems Wendy Letham. Fractures Anthony M Smith. Emergencies in palliative medicine Peter Kaye. Other symptom challenges Andrew Hoy. Physiotherapy in palliative medicine Betty O'Gorman. Psycho-social dimension of palliation Barbara Monroe. Cross-cultural principles of care D Oliviere. Spiritual concerns in palliation Len Lunn. The work of the interdisciplinary team Tom West. The cost to the professional carer Barbara Monroe. Interpretation of palliative care in different settings: The primary health care team Bruce Cleminson. The complementary home care team Penny Smith. The hospital support team Josephine Hockley. How the acute ward team can provide palliation Carol Haigh. The day hospice Anne Gibson. Overview of spread of palliation: starting a new service outside Europe and North America Avril Jackson. Ethics and legal considerations: Ethics Peter Byrne. Legal considerations Alexander McCall-Smith. Wider aspects of palliative care Robert Dunlop.

Additional information

GOR001965898
MMDS TERMINAL MALIGNANT DISEASE 3RD EDITION by Cicely Saunders
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1993-07-01
256
0340563540
9780340563540
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