Handbook of Palliative Care (häftad) NY
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4 ed
Faull, Christina (ed.), Wilson, Jo (ed.), Kitchen, Richard (ed.), Russell, Sarah (ed.)
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755 g
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Handbook of Palliative Care

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Handbook of palliative care Comprehensive resource utilising up-to-date evidence and guidelines to support non-specialists in palliative care in both hospital and community settings Building on the success of previous editions, this new edition of the award winning handbook has a practical focus and provides the user with an approach to clinical challenges while also providing enough information to explain why this approach is suggested. The 4th edition of Handbook of Palliative Care supports non-specialists in palliative care in both hospital and community settings and focuses on holistic care and therapeutic interventions. With several new chapters and content significantly updated to reflect new evidence and practice, the 4th edition also presents up-to-date evidence, guidance in a succinct format and utilises flow charts and figures to enhance the accessibility of information. Written by four highly accomplished nursing and medical authors with over 100 years experience between them in hospital, hospice, care home and community settings, Handbook of Palliative Care provides: Guidance from clinicians who are experts in their field An acknowledgment of the requirements of healthcare professionals attending to patients with palliative care needs, along with a dedicated chapter addressing this topic Contemporary guidance on medicine management, symptom control and managing complications of cancer Palliative care in heart failure, renal disease and advanced liver, neurological and respiratory diseases An in-depth look at patient and public involvement in palliative care and inequity Skill development including communication, ethical considerations and spiritual care New chapters including frailty, dementia, and multi-morbidity; and palliative care for people living with mental illness and people with intellectual disabilities This 4th edition of Handbook of Palliative Care is an ideal supporting resource for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with palliative care needs in the UK and beyond. The 1st edition was the winner of the 1999 BMA Medical Book of the Year Prize.
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Dr. Richard Kitchen is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Principal Editor. Professor Christina Faull is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Principal Editor of the first three editions. Dr. Sarah Russell is a Nurse Consultant and Trust Lead for Palliative and End of Life Care. Dr. Jo Wilson is a Palliative Care Consultant Nurse and Trust Lead for End of Life Care and Advance care planning.


List of Contributors vii Foreword x Preface xii Acknowledgements xiii 1 The Context and Principles of Palliative Care 1 Christina Faull 2 Patient and Public Involvement in Palliative Care 16 John Rosenberg and Kerrie Noonan 3 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Serious Illness 25 Noura Rizk, William E. Rosa and Liz Grant 4 Palliative Care in the Community 39 Matthew Dor, Catherine Millington-Sanders, Rachel Campbell, Paul Thomas, Laura Calamos, Rachael Marchant, Carolyn Doyle, Rachel Lukwago, Karen Hodson and Susan van Beveren 5 Hospital Palliative Care 53 Paul W. Keeley 6 Ethics in Palliative Care Practice 67 Derek Willis 7 Conversations and Communication 76 Sarah Russell 8 Integrating New Perspectives: Working with Loss and Grief in Palliative Care 89 Nikki Archer and Linda Machin 9 Recognising Deterioration, Preparing, and Planning for Dying 104 Jo Wilson and Sarah Russell 10 Pain and Its Management 116 Richard Kitchen 11 The Management of Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Advanced Liver Disease 138 Andrew Chilton, Christina Faull, Wendy Prentice and Monica Compton 12 The Management of Respiratory Symptoms and Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 159 Frances Hakkak 13 Managing Complications of Cancer 175 Lesley Charman, Rachael Barton and Katie Spencer 14 Handbook of Palliative Care: Palliative Care for People with Progressive Neurological Disorders 203 David Oliver and Idris Baker 15 Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Young People 218 Yifan Liang 16 Palliative and End of Life Care: Frailty, dementia and multi-morbidity 230 Sarah Russell 17 Palliative Care in Advanced Heart Failure 242 Amy Gadoud 18 Palliative Care in Advanced Renal Disease, 254 Jo Wilson and Jenny Cross 19 Palliative Care for People Living with Mental Illness and People with Intellectual Disabilities 269 Jed Jerwood and Gemma Allen 20 Care in the Last Days of Life and after Death 283 Nikhil Sanyal and Alistair Duncan 21 Medicines Management in Palliative Care Including Syringe Drivers 306 Kerry Parker and Michelle Aslett 22 Spirituality in Palliative Care 328 Margaret Holloway 23 Creating Space, Clarity, and Containment in order to Sustain Staff: Managing the Emotional Impact of Palliative Care Work 338 Barbara Wren 24 Patient/Individual and Carer Wellbeing 348 Tes Smith Index 364