Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care Paperback / softback
Edited by Max (Director Project ECHO Hospice UK, London; Consultantin in Palliative Medicine, Western Watson, Stephen (Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist, Teacher Practitioner Pharmacist, Belfast Health and Ward, Nandini (Academic Consultant, Academic Consultant, Palliative Care Training Program Coordin Vallath, Jo (Nurse Consultant (Triage), Nurse Consultant (Triage), Southern Adelaide Palliative Servic Wells, Rachel (ADEPT Clinical Leadership Fellow and Speciality Trainee in Palliative Medicine, AD Campbell
Part of the Oxford Medical Handbooks series
The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care returns for a third edition, maintaining the concise yet comprehensive format suited to the busy practitioner for quick access to key information, and fully updated to reflect changes in the palliative care landscape.
Featuring an increased emphasis on non-malignant diseases such as dementia, this authoritative text combines evidence-based care with the bedside experience of experienced palliative care professionals to give the reader a complete overview of the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of care for the end-of-life patient.
Symptom management is covered in detail, with updated formulary tables and syringe driver protocols, and a new chapter on international perspectives to broaden thereader's perception of methods for delivering end-of-life care.
The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care is the essential companion for all of those working with adults, children, and families with palliative care needs, in both hospital and community settings.
The following correction has been made online and will be included in the first reprint.
Readers can get in touch with us directly using the contact details on the back of the book or at our online form via the address below with questions or comments: https://global.oup.com/academic/category/medicine-and-health Chapter 5.
Page 109 The dose for Hyoscine butylbromide sc has been amended in line with NICE guidance (https://bnf.nice.org.uk/drug/hyoscine-butylbromide.html): '20-120 mg 4 hourly' has been corrected to '20-80mg 4 hourly'.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 976 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 12/07/2019
- Category: Oncology
- ISBN: 9780198745655