Essentials of Palliative Care

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

  • 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
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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.

 Features:

·         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

Reviews

From the reviews:

“A truly multidisciplinary collaboration among nurses, social workers, anesthesiologists, internists, and more. … wonderful reflection of how palliative care should operate on a daily basis, through teamwork and collaboration. … well-edited … . extremely well-written and very informative … . another step forward for the field of palliative care.” (Andrew Thurston, Anesthesiology, Vol. 119 (5), November, 2013)


Table of contents (28 chapters)

  • Introduction and Education

    Ryan, Angèle (et al.)

    Pages 1-6

  • Multidisciplinary Approach and Coordination of Care

    Mitra, Sukanya (et al.)

    Pages 7-21

  • Psychological Distress and Psychiatric Comorbidities in Palliative Care

    Leo, Raphael J. (et al.)

    Pages 23-48

  • Hospice for the Terminally Ill and End-of-Life Care

    Capasso, Jamie (et al.)

    Pages 49-71

  • Communication in Palliative Care

    Anwar, Dominique (et al.)

    Pages 73-87

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
$69.99 (listprice)
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  • ISBN 978-1-4614-5164-8
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $44.99
$89.99 (listprice)
price for USA
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  • ISBN 978-1-4614-5163-1
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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  • low-cost access
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Essentials of Palliative Care
Editors
  • Nalini Vadivelu
  • Alan David Kaye
  • Jack M. Berger
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5164-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-5164-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-5163-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 518
Number of Illustrations and Tables
13 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
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