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Essentials of Palliative Care

Vadivelu, Nalini, Kaye, Alan David, Berger, Jack M. (Eds.)

2013, XXI, 518 p. 26 illus., 13 illus. in color.

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  • Concise, comprehensive, clinically focused
  • Multiple choice review questions, with detailed answers
  • Expert contributors from leading institutions
  • Coordination of care by palliative care team a major focus

Essentials of Palliative Care is a to-the-point, clinically oriented resource for all members of the multidisciplinary palliative care team and trainees.  It covers practical clinical topics, including assessment of the patient and pain and symptom management, and practical non-medical topics central to providing effective palliative care, including psychological management, guidance on how to help patients and their families through the many healthcare decision points they face, and sensitivity to the goals and culture of the patient.  Review questions, with detailed answers, provide a convenient way for readers to test their knowledge.

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·         Concise, comprehensive, clinically focused

·         Multiple choice review questions, with detailed answers

·         Expert contributors from leading institutions

·         Coordination of care by palliative care team a major focus

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Chronic Disease - End-of-life - End-of-life Care - Hospice - Pain - Pain Management - Palliative - Palliative Care - Palliative Medicine

Related subjects » Anesthesiology - Critical Care & Emergency Medicine - Internal Medicine - Medicine

Table of contents 

Table of Contents

 

Essentials of Palliative Care

 

Nalini Vadivelu, Alan D. Kaye, Jack M. Berger, editors

 

Dedications

 

Foreword

 

Preface

 

Contributors

 

1. Introduction and Education

Angèle Ryan and Jack M. Berger

 

2. Multidisciplinary Approach and Coordination of Care     

Sukanya Mitra and Nalini Vadivelu

 

3. Psychological Distress and Psychiatric Comorbidities in Palliative Care

Raphael J. Leo and Maria Theresa Mariano

 

4. Hospice for the Terminally Ill and End of Life Care

Jamie Capasso, Robert Byron Kim and Danielle Perret

 

5. Communication in palliative care   

Dominique Anwar,  Sean Ransom and Roy S. Weiner

 

6. Guidance with Complex Treatment Choices

Sukanya Mitra and Nalini Vadivelu

 

7. Symptom Management

Angèle Ryan

 

8. Nutrition in Palliative Care

M. Khurram Ghori and Susan Dabu-Bondoc

 

9. Nursing Perspective and Considerations

Ena M. Williams and Tong Ying Ge

 

10. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Palliative care

Kais Alsharif and Justin Hata

 

11. Social Work in Palliative Care

Janet Lucas, Bill Mejia, and Anne Riffenburgh

 

12: The Healthcare System: More Questions Than Answers

Jackie D. D. Carter

 

13. Vascular Access, Ostomies and Drains Care in Palliative medicine

Patricia Devaney

 

14. Drug Formulary

Angèle Ryan

 

15. Interventional Radiology in Palliative Care

Oliver Hulson, Neal Larkman and Sreekumar Kunnumpurath

 

16. Stroke, Epilepsy and Neurological Diseases

María Gudín

 

17. Interventional Techniques in Palliative Care

Rinoo V. Shah,  Alan David Kaye, Chris K. Merritt and Lien B. Tran

 

18. Headache in Palliative Care

Nicholas Connolly, Matthew Peña and Tara M. Sheridan

 

19. Endoscopic Therapies for Palliation of Gastrointestinal Malignancies

Henry C. Ho and Uzma D. Siddiqui

 

20. The Role of  Palliative Care in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Amit Banerjee

 

21. Management of Advanced Heart Failure Patients

Dominique Anwar and Asif Anwar

 

22. Palliative Care in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Eric Grubman

 

23. Palliation in Respiratory Disease

David R Meek, Martin D. Knolle and Thomas B Pulimood

 

24. Palliative Care in Critical Care Units

Rita Agarwala, Ben Singer,  Sreekumar Kunnumpurath

 

25. Pediatric Palliative Care

Shu-Ming Wang, Paul B Yost and Leonard Sender

 

26. New Pain Management Vistas in Palliative Care

Chris K. Merritt, Lien B. Tran, Rinoo Vasant Shah and Alan David Kaye

 

27. Ethics in Palliative and End of Life Care

Jack M. Berger

 

28 Physician Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement for Palliative Care

Rene R. Rigal

           

 

20. The Role of  Palliative Care in Cardiothoracic Surgery

Amit Banerjee

 

21. Management of Advanced Heart Failure Patients

Dominique Anwar and Asif Anwar

 

22. Palliative Care in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Eric Grubman

 

23. Palliation in Respiratory Disease

David R Meek, Martin D. Knolle and Thomas B Pulimood

 

24. Palliative Care in Critical Care Units

Rita Agarwala, Ben Singer,  Sreekumar Kunnumpurath

 

25. Pediatric Palliative Care

Shu-Ming Wang, Paul B Yost and Leonard Sender

 

26. New Pain Management Vistas in Palliative Care

Chris K. Merritt, Lien B. Tran, Rinoo Vasant Shah and Alan David Kaye

 

27. Ethics in Palliative and End of Life Care

Jack M. Berger

 

28 Physician Coding, Billing, and Reimbursement for Palliative Care

Rene R. Rigal

           

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