Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine free pdf 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 nature of palliative care is emphasized throughout the book, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms and the management of pain. The print edition comes with a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables, 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 medical library should be without this essential source of information.

About Nathan Cherny

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 University of Edinburgh and is an Honorary Consultant in Palliative Care at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh, Scotland. Stein Kaasa is Professor of Palliative Medicine at the Institute of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim (NTNU), Norway. Russell K. Portenoy is Chief Medical Officer and Executive Director of the MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care, New York, and Professor of Neurology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA. David C. Currow is Professor of Palliative and Supportive Service at the Flinders Centre for Clinical Change, Flinders University, Australia.

Details Book

Author : Nathan Cherny
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 24 April 2015
ISBN : 0199656096
EAN : 9780199656097
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1280 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine free pdfOxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

    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..


  • Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition free pdfTextbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition

    "a |the thoroughness of the text has to be admired. It is an excellent starting point for students of palliative care which makes an important contribution to any library."-British Journal of Hospital Medicine "a | covers a plethora of topics ranging from the development of palliative medicine in different countries to clinical topics and bioethics a | an excellent palliative medicine resource..


  • Integrated Palliative Care of Respiratory Disease free pdfIntegrated Palliative Care of Respiratory Disease

    This book brings together the knowledge. skills and attitudes of specialists in both Respiratory Medicine and Palliative Medicine to focus on the palliative care of patients with respiratory diseases..


  • Geriatric Palliative Care free pdfGeriatric Palliative Care

    The growing geriatric population in the United States has created an increasing need for palliative medicine services across the range of medical and surgical specialties. Yet. palliative medicine lacks the resources to carry such a workload itself..


  • Palliative Care Nursing free pdfPalliative Care Nursing

    This fourth edition of a comprehensive text/reference that has been valued by students. educators and practising nurses for many years. Palliative Care Nursing continues to reflect the fundamental basic and advanced hospice and palliative care nursing competencies that are required for effective and empathetic care of patients and families..


  • Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine free pdfOxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

    ePub Free Download Books. 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 extrao