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ABC of palliative care / edited by Marie Fallon and Geoffrey Hanks.

Fallon, Marie. (Added Author). Hanks, Geoffrey W. C. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS R726.8 .A23 2006
Barcode: 30731101098972
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 1405130792 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781405130790 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 88 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Malden, Mass. ; BMJ Books/Blackwell Pub., 2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The principles of palliative care / Balfour Mount, Geoffrey Hanks, Lorna McGoldrick -- The principles of control of cancer pain / Marie Fallon, Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan Cherny -- Difficult pain / Lesley Colvin, Karen Forbes, Marie Fallon -- Breathlessness, cough, and other respiratory problems / Carol Davis, Gillian Percy -- Oral health in patients with advanced disease / Jeremy Bagg, Andrew Davies -- Anorexia, cachexia, nutrition, and fatigue / Kenneth Fearon, Matthew Barber -- Nausea and vomiting / Kathryn Mannix -- Constipation, diarrhoea, and intestinal obstruction / Nigel Sykes, Carla Ripamonti, Eduardo Bruera, Debra Gordon -- Depression, anxiety, and confusion / Mari Lloyd-Williams -- Emergencies / Stephen Falk, Colette Reid -- The last 48 hours / James Adam -- Palliative care for children / Ann Goldman -- Communication / David Jeffrey -- The carers / Julia Addington-Hall, Amanda Ramirez -- Chronic non-malignant disease / Marie Fallon, Francis Dunn, Raymond Voltz, Gian Borasio, Rob George, Roger Woodruff -- Community palliative care / Keri Thomas -- Bereavement / Marilyn Relf -- Complementary therapies / Michelle Kohn, Jane Maher.
Subject: Palliative treatment.
Terminal care.
Palliative Care > methods.
Palliative Care > psychology.
Terminal Care.