Palliative care consultations in gynaeoncology

Paperback | March 25, 2004

bySara Booth, Eduardo Bruera, Teresa Tate

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This is the second book in a new international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In gynaeoncology there are a number of symptoms which cause great distress to the individual andtheir families, and perplexity to the physicians and nurses caring for them. This volume covers the management of incurable disease for each of the most common cancers followed by a review of the most difficult symptoms that are encountered in this tumour group. Contributors provide a scientificbackground to symptom-control chapters, with an indication of the sources and evidence for their advice.

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This is the second book in a new international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In gynaeoncology there are a number of symptoms which cause great distress to the individual andtheir families, and perplexity to the physician...

Dr Sara Booth, Macmillan Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Addenbrooke's Palliative Care Service, Cambridge, UK Professor Eduardo Bruera, Professor and Chair, Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA Dr Teresa Tate, Medical Director, Marie Curie C...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.47 inPublished:March 25, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780198528067

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1. Verschraegen, Smith, Padilla-Paz, Gorty, Liem, Loyer and Kaur: The assessment and management of advanced cancer of the cervix2. Basu, Palmer, Abraham and Earl: The assessment and management of advanced cancer of the ovary3. Kavanagh: Endometrial cancer: fundamentals and advanced disease4. Mercadante: Pelvic pain syndromes and their management in advanced gynaecological malignancy5. Tate: The management of odours and discharge in gynaecological cancer6. Crawford: The management of fistulae7. Oneschuk: The management of bowel obstruction8. Burgess: Psychosexual problems in gynaecological malignancy9. Alison: Thrombosis and bleeding problems in gynaecological malignancy10. Bowen, Thomas and von Gunten: The management of ascites11. Richards and Ritchie: The management of urinary tract obstruction in advanced pelvic disease12. Ellershaw: The last days of life