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Published: 20 March 2014

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780199686025

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Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

From Diagnosis to Bereavement

Third Edition

Edited by David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, and Wendy Johnston

  • The essential guide for health professionals involved in the care of patients with ALS
  • International contributors provide a wide perspective on this niche area of palliative care
  • Addresses the needs of both the patient and the carer

New to this Edition:

  • New topics discussed include complementary therapy, personal and family experiences of ALS, new genetics research and guidelines for patient care
  • This edition deals not just with the terminal phase of ALS, but covers all aspects of symptomatic treatment right from the point of diagnosis
  • New chapter on personal and family experiences provides a person insight into the experiences of dealing with ALS

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