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Palliative Medicine By Neil MacDonald

Palliative Medicine

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This text uses a series of cases to illustrate critical points in palliative medicine. It features the match-up of the case discussions with curricular objectives in order to illustrate the desired attitudes, skills, and knowledge outlined in the curriculum.

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Palliative Medicine: A Case-based Manual by Neil MacDonald

Palliative care is a growing area in the undergraduate medical curriculum, with many schools adopting a case-based approach to teaching. This text uses a series of cases to illustrate critical points in palliative medicine. A feature of the book is the match-up of the case discussions with curricular objectives. The contributing authors use their case discussions to illustrate the desired attitudes, skills, and knowledge outlined in the curriculum. Chapters include sleep disorders, ethics, cultural issues and anorexia-cachexia, as well as the more commonly considered areas. This book is intended for undergraduate medical students, residents and training physicians, nurses and practicing clinicians working in palliative care.

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Table of Contents


1: Anorexia-cachexia syndrome. 2: Anxiety and depression. 3: Asthenia. 4: Bowel obstruction. 5: Cognitive impairment. 6: Constipation. 7: Cough. 8: Decubitus ulcers. 9: Dehydration. 10: Dyspnea. 11: Genito-urinary symptoms. 12: Lymphoedema. 13: Mouth care. 14: Multifocal myoclonus. 15: Nausea and vomiting. 16: Basic steps in the management of cancer pain. 17: Bone pain. 18: Neuropathic pain. 19: Visceral pain. 20: Sleep disorders. 21: Communication with patient and family. 22: Impact of differences in care of the terminally ill. 23: An approach to ethical issues. 24: Grief and bereavement. 25: Home care of dying patients. 26: Social impact of illness. 27: Meeting the spiritual needs of terminally ill patients

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GOR004331494
Palliative Medicine: A Case-based Manual by Neil MacDonald
Neil MacDonald
Used - Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1997-12-01
328
0192626574
9780192626578
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.