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Symptom control and clinical scenarios in palliative care

Max Watson, Karen O’Reilly and Chantal Simon

in Pain and Palliation

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199215720
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199606962 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199215720.003.0005

Series: Oxford General Practice Library

Symptom control and clinical scenarios in palliative care

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A–Z index of palliative care symptoms/scenarios - Emergencies - Pain control - Use of steroids - General debility - Anorexia and cachexia - Mouth problems - Dysphagia - Nausea and vomiting - Dyspepsia - Gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding - Constipation - Other GI problems - Patients with ostomies - Incontinence of urine - Haematuria - Sexual health in advanced disease - Stridor and cough - Haemoptysis - Breathlessness - Hypercalcaemia - Diabetes in palliative care - Neurological and orthopaedic problems - Venous thromboembolism - Anticoagulation in palliative care - Lymphoedema - Wound care - Insomnia - Acute confusional states (delirium) - Psychiatric problems - Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) - Advanced heart failure - Motor neurone disease (MND) - Multiple sclerosis (MS) - Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - The last 48 hours

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Subjects: Primary Care ; Pain Medicine

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