Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

Hardcover | March 23, 2016

EditorNathan Cherny, Marie Fallon, Stein Kaasa

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The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness. Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and the very old, this leading textbook covers all the new and emerging topics since its original publication in 1993. In addition, the multi-disciplinary natureof palliative care is emphasized throughout the book, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms and the management of pain. The printed book is complemented with 12 months free access to the online version, which includes expanded chapter information and links from the references to primary research journal articles, ensuring this edition continues to be at the forefront of palliative medicine. This fifth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is dedicated to the memory of Professor Geoffrey Hanks, pioneer in the field of palliative medicine, and co-editor of the previous four editions. A truly comprehensive text, no hospital, hospice, palliative care service, or medicallibrary should be without this essential source of information.

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The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness. Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the v...

Nathan Cherny is Norman Levan Chair of Humanistic Medicine and Associate Professor of Medicine at Ben Gurion University, Israel. Nathan is also Director of the Cancer Pain and Palliative Medicine Service at the Shaare Zedek Medical Centre, Jerusalem, Israel. Marie Fallon is the St Columba's Hospice Chair of Palliative Medicine at the U...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1504 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.1 inPublished:March 23, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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List of AbbreviationsList of ContributorsSection 1: The Worldwide Status of Palliative CareSheila Payne and Tom Lynch: 1.1 International progress in creating palliative medicine as a specialized discipline and the development of palliative careM.R. Rajagopal and Reena George: 1.2 Providing palliative care in economically disadvantaged countriesLiliana De Lima and Eduardo Bruera: 1.3 Essential medicines for palliative careDavid C. Currow and Stein Kaasa: 1.4 Policy in palliative careSection 2: The Challenge of Palliative MedicineNathan I. Cherny: 2.1 The problem of suffering and the principles of assessment in palliative medicineMegan B. Sands, Dianne L. O'Connell, Michael Piza, and Jane: 2.2 The epidemiology of death and symptoms: planning for population-based palliative carePaul Glare, Christian T. Sinclair, Patrick Stone, and Josephine Clayton: 2.3 Predicting survival in patients with advanced diseaseKaren E. Steinhauser and James A. Tulsky: 2.4 Defining a 'good' deathLaVera Crawley and Jonathan Koffman: 2.5 Ethnic and cultural aspects of palliative careThomas J. Smith and J. Brian Cassel: 2.6 The economic challenges of palliative medicineSection 3: Service Delivery Issues in Palliative CareBarry Laird: 3.1 Barriers to the delivery of palliative careIrene J. Higginson: 3.2 Palliative care delivery modelsPaul L. DeSandre and Karen May: 3.3 Palliative care in the emergency departmentJane Phillips, Annmarie Hosie, and Patricia M. Davidson: 3.4 Palliative care in the nursing homeSection 4: The Interdisciplinary TeamDagny Faksvag Haugen, Friedemann Nauck, and Augusto Caraceni: 4.1 The core team and the extended teamKaren Forbes and Jane Gibbins: 4.2 Teaching and training in palliative medicineDeborah Witt Sherman and David C. Free: 4.3 Nursing and palliative careTerry Altilio and Nina Laing: 4.4 Social work in palliative careGeorge Handzo and Christina Puchalski: 4.5 The role of the chaplain in palliative careJill Cooper and Nina Kite: 4.6 Occupational therapy in palliative careClare O'Callaghan: 4.7 Music therapy in palliative careRosemary Richardson and Isobel Davidson: 4.8 The contribution of the dietitian and nutritionist to palliative medicineAnne M. English: 4.9 Physiotherapy in palliative careTim Luckett and Katherine L.P. Reid: 4.10 Speech and language therapy in palliative careMichele J.M. Wood: 4.11 The contribution of art therapy to palliative medicineJane Ellen Barr: 4.12 Stoma therapy in palliative careAnja Mehnert: 4.13 Clinical psychology in palliative careMargaret Gibbs: 4.14 The contribution of the clinical pharmacist in palliative careDeborah Franklin and Andrea Cheville: 4.15 Medical rehabilitation and the palliative care patientNathan Cherny, Batsheva Werman, and Michael Kearney: 4.16 Burnout, compassion fatigue, and moral distress in palliative careGary Deng and Barrie Cassileth: 4.17 Integrative oncology in palliative medicineSection 5: Ethical IssuesFrank Brennan and Liz Gwyther: 5.1 Human rights issuesTimothy W. Kirk: 5.2 ConfidentialityJoseph J. Fins and Barbara Pohl: 5.3 Neuro-palliative care and disorders of consciousnessLinda L. Emanuel and Rebecca Johnson: 5.4 Truth telling and consentRichard D.W. Hain: 5.5 Ethics in paediatric palliative careHarvey Max Chochinov, Susan E. McClement, and Maia S. Kredentser: 5.6 Dignity and palliative end-of-life careLars Johan Materstvedt and Georg Bosshard: 5.7 Euthanasia and palliative careDanielle N. Ko and Craig D. Blinderman: 5.8 Withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment (including artificial nutrition and hydration)Section 6: Communication and Palliative MedicineThomas W. LeBlanc and James A. Tulsky: 6.1 Communication with the patient and familyMari Lloyd-Williams and Jackie Ellis: 6.2 Talking with families and children about the death of a parentJanet L. Abrahm, Amanda Moment, Jane deLima Thomas, and Katie Fitzgerald: 6.3 Communication between professionalsBarry R. Ashpole: 6.4 Communication with the public, politicians, and the news mediaSection 7: Assessment Tools and InformaticsAfaf Girgis and Amy Waller: 7.1 Palliative care needs assessment toolsJane M. Ingham, Helen M. Moore, Jane L. Phillips, and Russell K. Portenoy: 7.2 The measurement of, and tools for, pain and other symptomsJennifer J. Tieman and David C. Currow: 7.3 Informatics and literature searchLinda L. Emanuel, Richard A. Powell, George Handzo, Kelly Nichole Michelson, and Lara Dhingra: 7.4 Validated assessment tools for psychological, spiritual, and family issuesSection 8: Common Symptoms and DisordersSriram Yennurajalingam and Eduardo Bruera: 8.1 Fatigue and astheniaKin-Sang Chan, Doris M.W. Tse, and Michael M.K. Sham: 8.2 Dyspnoea and other respiratory symptoms in palliative careNancy Y. Zhu and Cynthia Wu: 8.3 Anaemia, cytopenias, and thrombosis in palliative medicineOlivia T. Lee, Jennifer N. Wu, Frederick J. Meyers, and Christopher P. Evans: 8.4 Genitourinary aspects of palliative careAndrew N. Davies: 8.5 Oral careKyriaki Mystakidou, Irene Panagiotou, Efi Parpa, and Eleni Tsilika: 8.6 Sleep disordersJose Pereira and Jennifer Brodeur: 8.7 The management of bleeding in palliative careAmanda Hordern: 8.8 Sexual dysfunction: discussing patient sexuality and intimacy in palliative careSection 9: Common Symptoms and Disorders: PainRuth Branford, Emily Wighton, and Joy Ross: 9.1 Principles of drug therapy: focus on opioidsR.M. Gordon-Williams and Anthony H. Dickenson: 9.2 Pathophysiology of pain in cancer and other terminal illnessesClare Rayment and Michael I. Bennett: 9.3 Definition and assessment of chronic pain in advanced diseaseMarie Fallon and Nathan Cherny: 9.4 Opioid therapy: optimizing analgesic outcomesJulie R. Price, Alric D. Hawkins, and Steven D. Passik: 9.5 Opioid therapy: managing risks of abuse, addiction, and diversionPer Sjogren, Frank Elsner, and Stein Kaasa: 9.6 Non-opioid analgesicsDavid Lussier and Russell K. Portenoy: 9.7 Adjuvant analgesicsRobert A. Swarm, Menelaos Karanikolas, Lesley K. Rao, and Michael J. Cousins: 9.8 Interventional approaches for chronic painJoy Hao, Rae Lynne Kinler, Eliezer Soto, Helena Knotkova, and Ricardo A. Cruciani: 9.9 Neurostimulation in pain managementAndrea L. Cheville and Jeffrey R. Basford: 9.10 Rehabilitation medicine approaches to pain managementJulie R. Price, Alric D. Hawkins, Michael L. Adams, William S. Breitbart, and Steven D. Passik: 9.11 Psychological and psychiatric interventions in pain controlGary Deng and Barrie R. Cassileth: 9.12 Complementary therapies in pain managementRenee McCulloch and John Collins: 9.13 Paediatric pain controlSection 10: Common Symptoms and Disorders: Gastrointestinal SymptomsKatherine Clark: 10.1 Dysphagia, dyspepsia, and hiccupJanet R. Hardy, Paul Glare, Patsy Yates, and Kathryn A. Mannix: 10.2 Palliation of nausea and vomitingNigel P. Sykes: 10.3 Constipation and diarrhoeaJeremy Keen: 10.4 Jaundice, ascites, and encephalopathyVickie E. Baracos, Sharon M. Watanabe, and Kenneth C. H. Fearon: 10.5 Aetiology, classification, assessment, and treatment of the anorexia-cachexia syndromeSection 11: Common Symptoms and Disorders: Skin problemsPatricia Grocott, Georgina Gethin, and Sebastian Probst: 11.1 Skin problems in palliative careMark R. Pittelkow, Charles L. Loprinzi, and Thomas P. Pittelkow: 11.2 Pruritus and sweating in palliative medicineVaughan Keeley: 11.3 LymphoedemaSection 12: Issues in Populations with CancerNathan I. Cherny and Stein Kaasa: 12.1 The oncologist's role in delivering palliative careDirk Schrijvers: 12.2 Disease-modifying therapies in advanced cancerPeter J. Hoskin: 12.3 Radiotherapy in symptom controlBrian Badgwell and Robert S. Krouse: 12.4 The role of general surgery in the palliative care of patients with cancerJohn H. Healey and David McKeown: 12.5 Orthopaedic surgery in the palliation of cancerTarun Sabharwal, Nicos I. Fotiadis, and Andy Adam: 12.6 Interventional radiology in the palliation of cancerSection 13: Cancer Pain SyndromesNathan I. Cherny: 13.1 Cancer pain syndromes: overviewLesley A. Colvin and Marie Fallon: 13.2 Cancer-induced bone painNanna Brix Finnerup and Troels Staehelin Jensen: 13.3 Management issues in neuropathic painVictor T. Chang: 13.4 Visceral painMartin Chasen and Gordon Giddings: 13.5 Management issues in chronic pain following cancer therapySection 14: Cancer-Associated DisordersAugusto Caraceni, Cinzia Martini, and Fabio Simonetti: 14.1 Neurological problems in advanced cancerMark Bower, Louise Robinson, and Sarah Cox: 14.2 Endocrine and metabolic complications of advanced cancerCarla I. Ripamonti, Alexandra M. Easson, and Hans Gerdes: 14.3 Bowel obstructionSharon Merims and Michal Lotem: 14.4 Skin problems in palliative medicineBarbara A. Murphy, Lauren A. Zatarain, Anthony J. Cmelak, Steven Bayles, Ellie Dowling, Cheryl R. Billante, Sheila Ridner, Kirsten Haman, Stewart Bond, Anne Marie Flores, Wisawatapnimit Panarut, and Bethany M. Andrews: 14.5 Palliative issues in the care of patients with cancer of the head and neckSection 15: Issues in Populations with Non-Cancer IllnessesMeera Pahuja, Jessica S. Merlin, and Peter A. Selwyn: 15.1 HIV/AIDSGraeme M. Rocker, Joanne Young, and Robert Horton: 15.2 Caring for the patient with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseSteven Z. Pantilat, Anthony Steimle, and Patricia M. Davidson: 15.3 Advanced heart diseaseEric Widera and Rachelle Bernacki: 15.4 DementiaRaymond Voltz, Stefan Lorenzl, and Georg Nubling: 15.5 Neurological disorders other than dementiaFliss E. M. Murtagh: 15.6 End-stage kidney diseaseNathan Cherny, Sharon Einav, and David Dahan: 15.7 Palliative medicine in the intensive care unitSection 16: Issues of the Very Young and the Very OldAnna C. Muriel and Paula K. Rauch: 16.1 Talking with families and children about the death of a parentJohn J. Collins, Kirsty Campbell, Wendy Edmonds, Judith Frost, Martha F. Mherekumombe, and Natasha Samy: 16.2 Care of children with advanced illnessMeera Agar and Jane Phillips: 16.3 Palliative medicine and care of the elderlySection 17: Psychosocial and Spiritual Issues in Palliative MedicineSusan E. McClement: 17.1 Spiritual issues in palliative medicineSimon Wein and Lea Baider: 17.2 Coping in palliative medicineDavid W. Kissane and Matthew Doolittle: 17.3 Depression, demoralization, and suicidalitySimon Wein and Limor Amit: 17.4 Anxiety and adjustment disordersMeera Agar, Yesne Alici, and William S. Breitbart: 17.5 DeliriumCarrie Lethborg and David W. Kissane: 17.6 The family perspectiveDavid W. Kissane and Talia I. Zaider: 17.7 BereavementSection 18: The Terminal PhaseJudith Lacey: 18.1 Management of the actively dying patientEric L. Krakauer: 18.2 Sedation at the end of lifeSection 19: Research in Palliative MedicineStein Kaasa and Karen Forbes: 19.1 Research in palliative careAmy P. Abernethy: 19.2 The principles of evidence-based medicineJohn T. Farrar: 19.3 Understanding clinical trials in palliative care researchKate Flemming: 19.4 Qualitative researchDavid W. Kissane, Annette F. Street, Erin E. Schweers, and Thomas M. Atkinson: 19.5 Research into psychosocial issuesDavid Casarett: 19.6 Ethical issues in palliative care researchStein Kaasa and Jon Havard Loge: 19.7 Quality of life in palliative care: principles and practiceTinne Smets and Luc Deliens: 19.8 Health services research in palliative care and end-of-life careIrene J. Higginson: 19.9 Clinical audit in palliative medicineIndex