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Palliative care

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199213283.003.0014

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Palliative care

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Background - Respect and dignity - End of life care - Gold Standards Framework (GSF) - The trajectories of dying - Symptom control: pain - Non-pharmacological pain interventions - Symptom control: common symptoms - Chronic disease - Dementia - Managing palliative care in different settings

Chapter.  4011 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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