Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 November 2004

148 Pages | 37 halftones, 16 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198527039

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Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

  • Excellent source of information for pain specialists who regularly nerve block but lack experience in managing other symptoms they come across
  • A simple guide to the diagnosis of common pain problems in palliative care to assist with differential diagnosis of pain syndromes
  • Lists common interventions with intention/contraindications to improve knowledge of available interventions and assist patient selection for interventional procedures
  • Describes facilities needed to perform interventions to assist patient selection
  • Covers ethical consideration to assist with patient selection

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