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Published: 11 April 2016

528 Pages

4 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780199375301

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Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care

Second Edition

Edited by Sriram Yennurajalingam and Eduardo Bruera

Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine

  • Edited by an expert team of clinicians, led by world renowned Dr. Eduardo Bruera
  • Content follows core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Succinct and evidence-based guidance on assessment and management of palliative patients

New to this Edition:

  • New sections on grief and bereavement, medical marijuana, and physician-assisted suicide
  • Updated throughout to incorporate National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Clinical Practice Guidelines, 3rd edition
  • Significant revision to the chapters on Pain, Cachexia, Dehydration, Anxiety and Depression, Cancer-related Symptoms, and Family Conference

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