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Principles and practice of palliative care and supportive oncology

Principles and practice of palliative care and supportive oncology / editors, Ann M. Berger, John L. Shuster, Jr., Jamie H. Von Roenn.
9781451121278 (hardback : alk. paper)
145112127X (hardback : alk. paper)
Fourth edition.
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2013]
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1 online resource (960 pages) : illustrations (some color)
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Print version: Principles and practice of palliative care and supportive oncology. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, [2013]
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January 03, 2017
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Difficult pain syndromes: neuropathic pain, bone pain, and visceral pain
Opioid pharmacotherapy
Nonpharmacologic management of pain
Interventional approaches to pain
Pathology of bone metastases-implications for treatment
Pathophysiology of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy
Cancer-related fatigue
Fever and sweats
Hot flashes
Anorexia/weight loss
Dysphagia/speech rehabilitation in palliative care
Chemotherapy-related nausea and vomiting and treatment-related nausea and vomiting
Assessment of management of chronic nausea and vomiting
Diarrhea, malabsorption, and constipation
Bowel obstruction
Diagnosis and management of effusions
Hiccups and other gastrointestinal symptoms
Biology of treatment-induced mucositis
Oral manifestations and complications of cancer therapy
Approach to liver metastases in palliative oncology
Palliative endoscope procedures
Palliative interventional radiologic procedures
Treatment of tumor-related skin disorders
Dermatologic adverse events during treatment
Management of pressure ulcers and fungating wounds
Principles of fistula and stoma management
Dyspnea in the cancer patient
Hemoptysis, airway obstruction, bronchospasm, cough, and pulmonary complications/symptoms of cancer and its treatment
Prevention, assessment, and management of treatment-induced cardiac disease in cancer patients
Management of hypercoagulable states and coagulopathy
Urologic issues in palliative care
Impact of hepatic and renal dysfunction on pharmacology of palliative care drugs
Metabolic disorders in the cancer patient
Infectious complications/management
Management of intracranial metastases
Management of spinal cord and cauda equina compression
Recognizing and managing delirium
Treating depression at the end of life
Cognitive decline following cancer treatment
Substance-abuse issues in palliative care
Epidemiology and prognostication in advanced cancer
Cultural issues
Communication during transitions of care
The family meetings
Psychosocial consequences of advanced cancer
Disorders of sexuality and reproduction
Caregiving in the home
Management of symptoms in the actively dying patient
Bereavement care
Staff stress and burnout
Advance directives, decision making, and withholding and withdrawing treatment
Palliative care: ethics and the law
Hematologic support of the cancer patient
Issues in nutrition and hydration
Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies in oncology
Geriatric palliative care
Palliative care in pediatrics
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and supportive care
Long-term survivorship: late effects
Survivorship issues in adults
Outcomes assessment in palliative care
Measurement of quality of life outcomes
Research issues: ethics and study design.

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