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The Hospice Companion

Edited by Perry Fine and Matthew Kestenbaum

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2012 | ISBN: 9780199840793
Published online August 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780190211288 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199840793.001.0001

Series: Oxford Textbook

The Hospice Companion

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The Hospice Companion is an online guide through which some mastery of the seemingly complex, challenging, and oftentimes chaotic world of advanced disease may be derived. It will help to direct processes of care during the intensive interpersonal experiences of hospice work and care for the dying. This second edition features a thoroughly current guide to clinical processes and symptom management, providing hospice professionals with a concise summary of changes that have influenced clinical practice over the last several years. Moreover, each chapter now concludes with a list of recommended readings, culled from the complete literature searches done for each symptom complex.

Book.  208 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine ; Radiation Oncology

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