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Topics in Palliative Care, Volume 1

Russell K. Portenoy (Redaktør) ; Eduardo Bruera (Redaktør)

Palliative care, which focuses on the management of phenomena that produce discomfort and otherwise undermine the quality of life of patients with incurable medical disorders, is a clinical specialty that is just beginning to define itself in the United States. Les mer
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Palliative care, which focuses on the management of phenomena that produce discomfort and otherwise undermine the quality of life of patients with incurable medical disorders, is a clinical specialty that is just beginning to define itself in the United States. This first volume in the Topics in Palliative Care series will discuss palliative care topics, such as pharmacotherapy of pain, adjustments to cancer, management of delirium, and gastrointestinal
disorders.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

PART I: DELIRIUM IN CANCER PATIENTS ; PART II: GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED CANCER ; PART III: ADVANCES IN THE PHARMACOTHERAPY OF PAIN ; PART IV: NORMAL ADJUSTMENTS TO CANCER

Om forfatteren

Russell K. Portenoy, M.D., is Co-Chief, Pain and Palliative Care Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is also Associate Professor of Neurology at Cornell University Medical College, and the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
Eduardo Bruera, M.D., is Professor of Oncology, Alberta Cancer Foundation Chair in Palliative Care, and the Director of the Palliative Care Program at the Grey Nuns Community Health Center and the Cross Cancer Institute.