A Guide to Symptom Relief in Advanced Cancer

A Guide to Symptom Relief in Advanced Cancer

Paperback | English
ISBN13: 9781869888077
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This reference guide has become the indispensible companion of doctors and nurses in helping to solve urgent problems as they meet them on the ward or in the consulting room. Strong emphasis is placed throughout the text on clinical decisions in relation to each symptom. Entirely new sections on diagnosis of pain, dysphagia, diarrhoea, bleeding and weakness. A new chapter on emergencies including the management of severe pain and severe agitation. Appendices providing new details on syringe drivers, drug doses, adverse effects and interactions. Management advice set out in tables, making practical information accessible at a glance. Each section is accompanied by a comprehensive list of bibliographic references on the relevant subject. The book is designed for general practitioners, hospital physicians, nursing tutors schools of nursing, medical and nursing librarians, members of support-teams in hospices.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 72
Item Height 210 mm
Item Width 146 mm
Item Weight 117 Gram
Product Dimensions 146 x 210 x 6
Publisher Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Format Paperback | 72