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Domiciliary Palliative Care By Derek Doyle

Domiciliary Palliative Care by Derek Doyle

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Summary

Most members of the primary health care team will at one time care for people with terminal diseases. This text describes not only how to control pain of the terminally ill effectively, but also how to fulfil patients' emotional and spiritual needs, and how to support their families.

Domiciliary Palliative Care Summary

Domiciliary Palliative Care: A Handbook for Family Doctors and Community Nurses by Derek Doyle

Most people in the primary health care team will have to care for people with far-advanced disease and need to know not only how to control pain effectively but also have to fulfil patients' emotional and spirtual needs and support their family, as well as to work closely with other specialists in palliative care. This book if written by a world authority in palliative medicine who also has experience in family medicine, specifically for family doctors, nursing colleagues and everyone else committed to maintaining the highest possible quality of life for the dying person. It includes every new treatment as well as the insight of the hospice movement and will enable practitioners to achieve the best care for the patient and their family, and thus concomitat satisfaction and reward for themselves. This book is intended for palliative carers, GPs, community nurses, practice nurses, and all others in the primary health care team, MacMillan and Marie Curie nurses.

Domiciliary Palliative Care Reviews

"It would have enormous use on any general practitioner's bookshelf, at home, or in the community nursing office ... there is no doubt that this is an excellent and useful book, which should be part of every primary care team's reading."--Palliative Medicine
"The most cohesive and comprehensive guide to this evolving field yet available" --British Journal of Cancer


"It would have enormous use on any general practitioner's bookshelf, at home, or in the community nursing office ... there is no doubt that this is an excellent and useful book, which should be part of every primary care team's reading."--Palliative Medicine
"The most cohesive and comprehensive guide to this evolving field yet available" --British Journal of Cancer

"It would have enormous use on any general practitioner's bookshelf, at home, or in the community nursing office ... there is no doubt that this is an excellent and useful book, which should be part of every primary care team's reading."--Palliative Medicine
"The most cohesive and comprehensive guide to this evolving field yet available" --British Journal of Cancer


"It would have enormous use on any general practitioner's bookshelf, at home, or in the community nursing office ... there is no doubt that this is an excellent and useful book, which should be part of every primary care team's reading."--Palliative Medicine


"The most cohesive and comprehensive guide to this evolving field yet available" --British Journal of Cancer


Table of Contents

Dr A. G. Donald, CBE (President, Royal College of General Practitioners): Foreword. Preface. 1: Pain palliation. 2: Symptom palliation. 3: Diet. 4: Emergencies in palliative care. 5: Hospitals, hospices, and other help. 6: Aids, appliances, and equipment. 7: Spiritual issues. 8: Ethical issues. 9: The final days. 10: Grief and bereavement. Appendixes. A1. Setting up a syringe driver. A2. Using a TENS. A3. Electrode positions for TENS. A4. Analgesics in paediatric palliative care. A5. Pain report chart. A6. Nausea report chart. A7. Breathlessness report chart. A8. Medication chart for patient. A9. Drugs and equipment for the doctor's bag. A10. Useful organizations. A11. Bibliography for professional readers and lay carers

Additional information

GOR003394294
9780192624895
019262489X
Domiciliary Palliative Care: A Handbook for Family Doctors and Community Nurses by Derek Doyle
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1994-12-01
159
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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