Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 March 2009

1,088 Pages | 30 black/white line diagrams


ISBN: 9780199234356

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Highly commended in the medicine category of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2010

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Second Edition

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy, and Jo Wells

Oxford Medical Handbooks

  • A concise, practical guide to all aspects of palliative care
  • Revised and updated to include the latest guidelines and management options available
  • Now with additional advice on the nursing aspects of palliative care
  • Includes up-to-date drug formularies for palliative care medication, syringe drivers and paediatric drugs

New to this Edition:

  • All sections have been thoroughly revised and updated
  • Features new sections on international palliative care, self care and palliative care in acute situations
  • Now with additional material on the use of antibiotics, research in palliative care, and quality of life issues.

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