Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, 2nd Edition
Oxford University Press
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About this title:
Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine
The Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care is an easily navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. The table of contents follows the core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, thus meeting the educational and clinical information needs of students, residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners.
Succinct, evidence-based and topically focused content is supplemented by extensive tables, algorithms, and clinical pearls. This edition includes new sections on grief and bereavement, medical marijuana, and physician-assisted suicide, and has been updated throughout to incorporate National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines.
- Edited and written by an expert team of clinicians, led by world renowned Dr Eduardo Bruera
- Content follows core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
- Succinct and evidence-based guidance on assessment and management of palliative patients
"This book will provide ready answers to clinical questions for anyone studying or working in palliative care, but the material is presented and set out in a way that would be useful to other health care professionals who may less often have to deal with problems involving palliative medicine." – IAHPC, Roger Woodruff
"Essential Purchase" on Doody's Core Titles List, 2018.
Readership: Students, residents, fellows, and nurse practitioners.
Editors: Sriram Yennurajalingam and Eduardo Bruera