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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Edited by Nathan Cherny, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa, Russell K. Portenoy and David C. Currow

Fifth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2015 | ISBN: 9780199656097
Published online April 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191765896 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199656097.001.0001

Series: Oxford Textbook

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

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This new edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine has been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field, and new sections include information on assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and the very old. It covers all the new and emerging topics, and the multi-disciplinary nature of palliative care is emphasized throughout, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms, and the management of pain.

Book.  1280 pages.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Palliative Medicine

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Essential medicines for palliative care in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

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Predicting survival in patients with advanced disease in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

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Defining a ‘good’ death in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

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Ethnic and cultural aspects of palliative care in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

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