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Handbook of Palliative Care, Third Edition


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List of contributors, vii Foreword, x Preface to the Third Edition, xii Acknowledgements, xv List of Abbreviations, xvi 1 The context and principles of palliative care, 1 Christina Faull 2 Palliative care in the community, 15 Daniel Munday and Rodger Charlton 3 Public and patient involvement in palliative care, 29 Neil Small 4 Palliative care: choice, equality, and diversity, 42 Liz Grant, Joanna Dunn and Aziz Sheikh 5 Ethical issues in palliative care, 52 Sharon de Caestecker 6 Communication skills in palliative care, 65 Sharon de Caestecker 7 Adapting to death, dying, and bereavement, 81 Christina Faull and Sue Taplin 8 Advance care planning, 93 Richard Wong 9 Pain and its management, 109 Alex Nicholson 10 The management of gastrointestinal symptoms and advanced liver disease, 139 Andrew Chilton, Christina Faull, Wendy Prentice and Monica Compton 11 The management of respiratory symptoms and advanced COPD, 160 Christine Jones 12 Managing complications of cancer, 184 Rachael Barton and Debbie Allanson 13 Palliative care for people with progressive neurological disorders, 207 David Oliver 14 Palliative care for people with HIV infection and AIDS, 218 Surinder Singh and Nick Theobald 15 Palliative care for children, 231 Harold Siden and Camara van Breemen 16 Palliative care for adolescents and young adults, 247 Daniel Kelly, Victoria Lidstone, Jacqueline Edwards and Jo Griffiths 17 Palliative care for people with advanced dementia, 257 Rachael E. Dixon 18 Palliative care in advanced heart disease, 265 Ryan Liebscher and Fraser Black 19 Palliative care in advanced renal disease, 279 Deb Braithwaite 20 Pressure ulcer care and the management of malignant wounds, 289 Mary Walding 21 Terminal care and dying, 295 Christina Faull and Alex Nicholson 22 The syringe driver and medicines management in palliative care, 323 Christine Hirsch and Maria McKenna 23 Complementary approaches to palliative cancer care, 340 Elizabeth Thompson and Catherine Zollman 24 Spirituality in palliative care, 356 Megory Anderson and Christina Faull Index, 365

About the Author

Dr. Christina Faull, MBBS, BMedSci, MD, FRCP, Dip Clin Hyp, PGCert Med Ed. (Principle editor of first 2 editions), Leicestershire & Rutland Organisation for the Relief of Suffering (LOROS), The Leicestershire & Rutland Hospice, Leicester, United Kingdom Sharon DeCastecker, RGN, MA, Head of Education, Leicestershire & Rutland Organisation for the Relief of Suffering (LOROS), The Leicestershire & Rutland Hospice, Leicester, United Kingdom Dr Alex Nicholson, MD, FRCP, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Lead Clinician for Palliative Care, North of England Cancer Network, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom Dr. Fraser Black, MD, Victoria Hospice, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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