Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care


Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care [3 ed.]
0367642034, 9780367642037

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Table of contents :
Title Page
Copyright Page
List of contributors
1. The development of hospice and palliative care
2. Palliative care as a public health issue
3. Palliative care as a primary care issue
4. The future of palliative medicine
5. Palliative care and supportive care
6. Ethics in the practice of palliative care
7. Undergraduate education in palliative medicine
8. Graduate education for nonspecialists
9. Challenges of research in palliative and supportive medicine
10. The population: Who are the subjects in palliative medicine research?
11. Study designs in palliative medicine
12. Outcome measurement in palliative care
13. Ethics in palliative care research
14. Adoption of palliative care: The engineering of organizational change
15. Principles of measuring the financial outcomes of specialist palliative care programs
16. Population-based needs assessment for patients and those important to them, such as families
17. Models of palliative care delivery
18. Home palliative care
19. Palliative care unit
20. Multidimensional patient assessment
21. Tools for pain and symptom assessment
22. Quality of life assessment in palliative care
23. Pathophysiology of chronic pain
24. Causes and mechanisms of pain in palliative care patients
25. Opioid analgesics
26. Assessment and management of opioid side effects
27. Adjuvant analgesic medications
28. Alternative routes for systemic opioid delivery
29. Interventional pain procedures in palliative care
30. Pain management in pediatrics
31. Pain in the older adult
32. Neuropathic pain
33. Bone cancer pain and skeletal complications
34. Breakthrough (episodic) pain in cancer patients
35. Somatic symptoms, symptom clusters, and symptom burden
36. Pain in patients with alcohol and drug dependence
37. Cachexia–anorexia syndrome
38. Nausea/vomiting
39. Constipation
40. Jaundice
41. Malignant bowel obstruction
42. Endoscopic treatment of digestive symptoms
43. Mechanism, assessment, and management of fatigue
44. Breathlessness
45. Other respiratory symptoms (cough, hiccup, and secretions)
46. Depression/anxiety
47. Delirium
48. Sleep disturbances in advanced cancer patients
49. Counseling in palliative care
50. Hope in end-of-life care
51. Dehydration and rehydration
52. Fever, sweats, and hot flashes
53. Pruritus
54. Infections in palliative care
55. Pediatric palliative wound care: The unique anatomy and physiology of neonatal skin
56 Mouth care
57. Fistulas
58. Assessment and management of lymphedema
59. Hypercalcemia
60. Hemorrhage
61. Spinal cord compression
62. Clinical features and management of superior vena cava syndrome
63. Acute pain and management
64. Suicide
65. Cancer: Radiotherapy
66. Chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, targeted agents, and immunotherapy
67. Integrative medicine in supportive and palliative care
68. Neurological diseases
69. End-stage congestive heart failure
70. Geriatric palliative care
71. Advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
72. Other infectious diseases: Malaria, rabies, tuberculosis
73. Practical resources for palliative care development in countries with limited resources: An IAHPC perspective
74. Prognostic indicators of survival
75. Palliative sedation
76. Staff stress and burnout in palliative care
77. Spiritual care
78. Family caregivers and cultural sensitivity
79. Bereavement
80. Children of palliative care patients
81. Neutropenic fever
82. Side effects of radiation therapy
83. Cardiac and pulmonary toxicities of treatments
84. Oral complications of cancer therapies
85. Dermatologic side effects
86. Peripheral neuropathy and neurotoxicity
87. Sex and sexuality
88. Managing communication challenges with patients and families
89. Supportive and palliative care for patients with HIV infection
90. Implantable cardiac devices
91. Supportive care for patients with advanced chronic kidney disease
92. Palliative care in the emergency department
93. Optimal Symptom Management in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
94. The end of therapy: Building the psychosocial and spiritual bridges to survivorship
95. Rehabilitation in the acute and chronic care setting
96. Long-term cognitive function
97. Gonadal functions and reproductive health
98. Pulmonary rehabilitation


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