Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 March 1997

328 Pages | 17 linecuts, 3 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195102444

Bookseller Code (05)

Topics in Palliative Care

Volume 1

Edited by Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

Topics in Palliative Care Series

Palliative care, which focuses on the management of phenomena that produce discomfort and otherwise undermine the quality of life of patients with incurable medical disorders, is a clinical specialty that is just beginning to define itself in the United States. This first volume in the Supportive Care Medicine series will discuss palliative care topics, such as pharmacotherapy of pain, adjustments to cancer, management of delirium, and gastrointestinal disorders.


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