Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Paperback | April 1, 1995

byCicely Saunders, Mary Baines, Robert Dunlop

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The new edition of this successful book has been up-dated to incorporate recent advances in both approach to, and treatment of, the terminally ill. Based on many years of monitoring clinical practice and research at St Christopher's Hospice, Dame Cicely Saunders presents practical, balancedadvice on the general ethical and medical principles of caring for dying patients. This will continue to be an invaluable handbook for all hospice physicians and nurses as a compassionate source of factual information.

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The new edition of this successful book has been up-dated to incorporate recent advances in both approach to, and treatment of, the terminally ill. Based on many years of monitoring clinical practice and research at St Christopher's Hospice, Dame Cicely Saunders presents practical, balancedadvice on the general ethical and medical prin...

Cicely Saunders is at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham, London. Mary Baines is at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham, London.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.24 inPublished:April 1, 1995Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192625144

ISBN - 13:9780192625144

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Table of Contents

1. Principles of palliative care2. Terminal pain3. The use of analgesics4. Adjuvant therapy in pain control5. Control of symptoms other than pain6. Other components of total painReferencesFurther readingIndex.

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`in six very readable chapters, offers guidelines on the management of those symptoms commonly encountered in palliative care ... it is a readable volume and would certainly be a very valuable addition to the primary health care team library'Mari Lloyd-Williams, Progress in Palliative Care