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Topics in Palliative Care

Volume 2 (Topics in Palliative Care)

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsEduardo Bruera (Editor), Russell K. Portenoy (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7387798M
ISBN 100195102452
ISBN 109780195102451

  Hot Topics in Palliative Care: The Challenges of Chronic Disease Management in the Prison Population. Filmed on 3 May - Listen to Dr Charles Roth speak about "The Challenges of Chronic Disease Management in the Prison Population", as part of the Centre for Palliative Care's regular Hot Topic lecture series.   The Textbook of Palliative Care Communication is the authoritative text on communication in palliative care, providing a compilation of international and interdisciplinary perspectives. This online resource volume was uniquely developed by an interdisciplinary editorial team to address an array of providers including physicians, nurses, social workers, and chaplains, and it .

This book focuses on several underestimated topics in palliative care. Seven chapters have been divided into four sections: Ethical Issues, Volunteers in Palliative Care, Special Circumstances, and Prognostic Models in Palliative Care. The underestimated topics concern several ethical themes such as the Balance sheets of suffering, Good Death, Euthanasia, Assisted suicide, and the question of Author: Marco Cascella. In , Victor Frankl considered universal facts of life to be suffering, death and existential guilt and called it the “tragic triad”. Life is suffering, as Lord Buddha concluded. Palliative care tries to reduce this suffering which increases even more near the end of life. Severe pain can compromise the quality of life. Ethicist will guard against counter phobic determination to treat Author: Padmashri Rastogi.

Topics in Palliative Care, Volume 1 by Russell K. Portenoy, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. WARNING: It is tempting to see the unnecessary suffering of many patients in the late stages of life and, knowing that palliative care will be able to ease their suffering, rush into starting a palliative care service without doing a needs assessment or giving thought to the topics .


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Every volume of Topics in Palliative Care explores many interdisciplinary concerns in the area of palliative care, including the management of physical symptoms, psychosocial and spiritual concerns, and ethical issues.

The in-depth treatment will be sure to appeal to professionals in a 5/5(1). To highlight the diversity of concerns in palliative care, each volume of the TOPICS IN PALLIATIVE CARE Series is divided into sections that address a range of issues. Addressing aspects of symptom control, psychosocial functioning, spiritual or existential concerns, ethics, and other topics, the chapters in each section review the given area and focus on a small number of salient issues to s: 1.

TOPICS IN PALLIATIVE CARE has been designed to meet the need for enhanced communication in this field. To highlight the diversity of concerns in palliative care, each volume of the TOPICS IN PALLIATIVE CARE Series is divided into sections that address a range of salient issues: symptom control, psychosocial functioning, spiritual or existential concerns, and ethics.

Topics in Palliative Care Series is divided into sections that address a range of issues. Addressing aspects of sumptom control, psyshocsoical functioning, spiritual or existential concerns, ethics, and other topics, the chapters in each section review the given area and focus on a small number of salient issues for : Eduardo Bruera.

To highlight the diversity of concerns in palliative care, each volume of the TOPICS IN PALLIATIVE CARE Series is divided into sections that address a range of issues. Addressing aspects of symptom control, psychosocial functioning, spiritual or existential concerns, ethics, and other topics, the Topics in Palliative Care book in each section review Author: Eduardo Bruera.

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Quotes Tagged “Palliative Care”. “CAMPERS is a seven-step process you can use to improve your ability to provide inclusive, nonjudgmental care when you are planning, engaging in, and reflecting on a patient interaction.

The letters in the mnemonic device stand for: clear purpose, attitudes and beliefs, mitigation plan, patient, emotions. List of Nursing Dissertation Topics in Palliative Care. Palliative care training: An analysis of the specialised nursing education in the UK.

Challenges of end of life care in nursing and their effect on personal life of palliative nursing professionals. Hospice care nursing and burn out: Studying the phenomenon in the UK. Topics in Palliative Care. Volume 5. Edited by Eduardo Bruera and Russell Portenoy.

This is the fifth book in a series devoted to research and practice in palliative care. This rapidly evolving field focuses on the management of phenomena that produce discomfort and that undermine the quality of life patients with incurable medical disorders.

The book is composed of invited contributions from authors around the world and addresses delirium, gastrointestinal disorders (particularly constipation and obstruction), pain, and psychosocial adaptation to : Charles F. von Gunten. Topics in Palliative Care Series is divided into sections that address a range of issues.

Addressing aspects of sumptom control, psyshocsoical functioning. PALLIATIVE CARE. Priority Topics for the Assessment of Competence: Enhanced Skills Key Features April Priority Topic 3: Advance planning and goals of care. For a patient in palliative care, establish the patient’s goals of care based on their values and beliefs by: • Addressing the patient’s understanding of their illness.

To those who work in the area of hospice and/or palliative care, this book offers unique features including topics such as nutrition, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. In addition, the “how to” sections of the text discuss starting a palliative care program.

The blog focuses on the latest in palliative care research, but behind it is a sincere respect and passion for the subject matter. Interested in far more than just science, the authors discuss.

Palliative care aims to promote comfort and alleviate suffering (see Table 2) It can be initiated at any time in the diabetes trajectory: early initiation results in better outcomes. General palliative and end-of-life care/guidelines discussed in other chapters in the book apply to people with : Trisha Dunning.

Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Expand your knowledge in hospice and palliative medicine. Formerly known as the UNIPAC series, the Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine self-study series is comprised of 9 books, each focused on a specific topic in hospice and palliative medicine, with accompanying confidence-based learning modules.

Palliative care is a rapidly evolving field focused on the management of problems that undermine the quality of life of patients with progressive incurable medical disorders. It is fundamentally concerned with all factors- physical, psychological, social, and spiritual- that contribute to suffering, and prevent a death with comfort and Range: $ - $ The second book in a series devoted to research and practice in palliative care.

Topics covered are: neuropathic pain, cachexia/anorexia, asthenia, and psychological issues in the caregiver. The contributors' aim is to evaluate existing data, drawn from both clinical and research contexts, and integrate knowledge in a practical and readable way.

Your choice will be saved in a cookie on this computer. If you are on a public computer, please uncheck this box. This website hosts the PANG Palliative Care Guidelines developed by a collaboration of UK Health organisations.

Additional material is provided by Dr Ian Back. Much of the material from the (old) Palliative Medicine Handbook is. In addition, it is strongly suggested that a library of current books on hospice and palliative care be available to supplement the topics suggested in this Orientation Manual outline and to use as ready references.

These books include: 1. American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (). Palliative Care Perspectives provides a lot of technical information about how to care for dying people, but as a lay reader, I found it very accessible and fascinating.

Id recommend this book for anyone caring for dying people--nurses, doctors, hospice staff members, family caregivers--who wants to know more about the dying process and how to /5.Unlike with hospice care, you can receive palliative care at any stage in your disease and continue to get treatments to cure it.

Palliative medicine is a whole-person care that gives you an extra.