Chapter

Emergencies in palliative care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234356
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199234356.003.0050

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Emergencies in 						palliative care

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This chapter covers emergencies in palliative care, including sepsis in the neutropenic patient, spinal cord compression, superior vena cava obstruction, haemorrhage, and hypocalcaemia.

Chapter.  3125 words. 

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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