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Palliative care

Edited by Thankamma Ajithkumar, Ann Barrett, Helen Hatcher and Natalie Cook

in Oxford Desk Reference: Oncology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199235636
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725760 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199235636.003.0020

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Palliative care

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Pain management - Nausea and vomiting - Malignant bowel obstruction - Constipation - Diarrhoea - Hiccups - Depression - Delirium - Oral care - Cancer-related fatigue - Cancer cachexia - Breathlessness - Cough - Haemoptysis - Symptom clusters - End of life care

Chapter.  12879 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Oncology

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