Principles of symptom control in palliative care

Jim Cassidy, Donald Bissett, Roy A.J. Spence and Miranda Payne

in Oxford Handbook of Oncology

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199563135
Published online June 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726385 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Principles of symptom control in palliative care

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Introduction - Symptom control - Pain management - Nausea and vomiting - Hiccup - Constipation - Diarrhoea - Cachexia and anorexia - Respiratory symptoms - Pruritus - Lymphoedema - Mouthcare - Control of psychological distress - Symptom control at the end of life - Integrated care pathway - Further reading -

Chapter.  11740 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Radiation Oncology

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