Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 September 2011

1704 Pages | 54 line drawings, and 72 black and white photographs

10.9 x 8.6 inches

ISBN: 9780199693146

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Fourth Edition

Edited by Geoffrey Hanks, Nathan I. Cherny, Nicholas A. Christakis, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa, and Russell K. Portenoy

  • A fourth edition of the hugely successful Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, which has gained a reputation as the definitive guide to the field
  • 200 contributors and over 100 chapters deal with all aspects of this rapidly developing specialty
  • New chapters on international progress in creating palliative medicine, special problems in the US, providing palliative care in the developing world, and the IAHPC list of essential medicines for palliative care
  • Research section includes new material on clinical trials, and measurement of pain and other symptoms in the cognitively impaired

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