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Clinical pain management : a practical guide

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Lynch, Mary E. --Chichester, England: Wiley-Blackwell , 2011.
Call Number
WL 704 C641 2011
Location
Dickson Building
Dartmouth General Hospital
Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Hospital
Call Number
WL 704 C641 2011
Author
Lynch, Mary E
Other Authors
Craig, Kenneth D
Peng, Philip WH
Place of Publication
Chichester, England
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Date of Publication
2011
Physical Description
371 p.
ISBN
9781444330694
Subects (MeSH)
Pain Management
Analgesia - methods
Palliative Care - methods
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Dartmouth General Hospital
Halifax Infirmary
Nova Scotia Hospital
Copies
4
Loan Period
3 weeks
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End of life care in neurological disease

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David Oliver, editor. --London: Springer , c2013.
Location
Online
People with advancing neurological disease face increasing physical symptoms, along with psychosocial and spiritual issues affecting both themselves and their families and carers. There is increasing awareness that the end of life in neurological disease can be anticipated and recognised, taking into account certain key features of disease progression, and the associated issues can be addressed. The individual can prepare for future changes in their health, and be in a stronger position to infl…
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Oliver, David
Responsibility
David Oliver, editor
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 238 p. : 10 ill., 6 ill. in color)
ISBN
9780857296825
Subects (MeSH)
Neurodegenerative Diseases - therapy
Palliative Care - methods
Terminal Care - methods
Terminally Ill
Subjects (LCSH)
Internal medicine
Neurology
Pain Medicine
Abstract
People with advancing neurological disease face increasing physical symptoms, along with psychosocial and spiritual issues affecting both themselves and their families and carers. There is increasing awareness that the end of life in neurological disease can be anticipated and recognised, taking into account certain key features of disease progression, and the associated issues can be addressed. The individual can prepare for future changes in their health, and be in a stronger position to influence or direct the care they receive. End of Life Care in Neurological Disease encourages health and social care professionals to become closely involved in the care of these people and their families, to maintain and maximise quality of life and plan ahead. This book addresses the principles and practice of end of life care for neurological disease, is written with a clinical, multidisciplinary focus, and is enriched with detailed case studies. This book is an accessible text for the multidisciplinary team in specialist palliative care, and will also be of interest to healthcare professionals in neurological services, including neurologists and neurology specialist nurses, rehabilitation services, general practitioners and community nurses. As care professionals, we are in a powerful position to help those who are living with advanced neurological disease and improve their quality of life and death.
Contents
1. End of Life Care -- 2. End of life care in neurological disease -- 3. Communication -- 4. Physical Symptoms Assessment Management -- 5. Holistic Care Psychosocial and Spiritual Aspects -- 6. Coordination of Care -- 7. Advance Care Planning -- 8. Care at the end of life -- 9. Carers -- 10. Future Developments in Care -- 11. International Aspects of Care: Australia -- 12. International Aspects of Care: Europe -- 13. International Aspects of Care: Africa -- 14. Conclusion -- Index.
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e-Book
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Evidence-based Non-pharmacological Therapies for Palliative Cancer Care

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William C.S. Cho, editor. --Dordrecht: Springer , c2013.
Location
Online
Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world and the incidence is increasing, but most cancer patients and cancer survivors suffer much from the disease and its conventional treatments' side effects. In the past, clinical data showed that some complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) possessed anticancer abilities, but some clinicians and scientists have queried about the scientific validity of CAM due to the lack of scientific evidence. There is great demand in the knowledge gap to ex…
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Cho, William C.S
Responsibility
William C.S. Cho, editor
Place of Publication
Dordrecht
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 280 p. : 29 ill., 18 ill. in color)
Series Vol.
4
Series Title
Evidence-based anticancer complementary and alternative medicine
ISBN
9789400758339
Subects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - therapy
Palliative Care - methods
Complementary Therapies - methods
Evidence-Based Medicine
Subjects (LCSH)
Oncology
Alternative medicine
Acupuncture
Abstract
Cancer is one of the leading killers in the world and the incidence is increasing, but most cancer patients and cancer survivors suffer much from the disease and its conventional treatments' side effects. In the past, clinical data showed that some complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) possessed anticancer abilities, but some clinicians and scientists have queried about the scientific validity of CAM due to the lack of scientific evidence. There is great demand in the knowledge gap to explore the scientific and evidence-based knowledge of CAM in the anticancer field. With this aim, a book series is needed to structurally deliver the knowledge to readers. Integrative therapies comprise a variety of non-pharmacological interventions that assist in alleviating physical and psychological symptoms. Apart from being a life-threatening disease, cancer and its therapy are usually associated with a significant deterioration in the quality of life. There is growing evidence that non-pharmacological therapies provide symptom and pain management in cancer palliation. This volume is a specialised book presenting the research evidence relevant to the application of a range of commonly used non-pharmacological interventions in supportive cancer care, including massage, acupressure, Qigong, yoga, mind-body therapy, mindfulness-based intervention, and aromatherapy. A number of scientific researches and clinical studies support that these therapies offer potential beneficial effects for cancer patients in terms of reducing pain, anxiety, and other symptoms. Indeed, non-pharmacological therapies are increasingly gaining acceptance in the healthcare community as complementary to conventional cancer treatments. Most of them are non-invasive, inexpensive, and useful in improving quality of life, and they may be accessed by patients themselves.
Contents
Prelims -- An Overview of Non-pharmacological Therapies for Palliative Cancer Care -- Effect of Massage Therapy on Anxiety and Depression in Cancer Patients -- Effect of Massage Therapy on the Relief of Cancer Pain -- The Effect of Acupressure on Chemotherapy-induced Nausea -- Effects of Qigong Therapy on Alleviating Symptoms in Cancer Patients: An Overview of Systematic Reviews -- Effects of Yoga on the Quality of Life in Cancer Patients -- Efficacy of Mind-body Therapy on Stress Reduction in Cancer Care -- Effect of Mindfulness-based Interventions in Cancer Care -- Aromatherapy, Physical and Movement-based Therapies on Symptom Management for Cancer Patients -- Safety and Side Effects of Non-pharmacological Interventions as a Therapy for Cancer -- Integrating Non-pharmacological Therapies with Western Medicine in Cancer Treatment.Index.
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e-Book
Location
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From the heart through the hands : the power of touch in caregiving

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Nelson, Dawn. (New, rev. and updated ed.) --Findhorn, Forres, Scotland: Findhorn Press , 2006.
Call Number
WB 537 N425f 2006
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WB 537 N425f 2006
Author
Nelson, Dawn
Edition
New, rev. and updated ed.
Place of Publication
Findhorn, Forres, Scotland
Publisher
Findhorn Press
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
183 p.
ISBN
9781844090839
Subects (MeSH)
Therapeutic Touch
Massage - psychology
Palliative Care - methods
Professional-Patient Relations
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Integrated palliative care of respiratory disease

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Stephen J. Bourke, E. Timothy Peel, editors. --London: Springer , c2013.
Location
Online
Palliative care of respiratory disease is often complex because of the high level of symptoms experienced by these patients and the variable and sometimes unpredictable trajectories of these diseases. It is often most appropriate to integrate palliative care into the multidisciplinary team with specialist palliative care clinicians working alongside the respiratory team. This encourages a focus on symptom management, supportive care and quality of life at an earlier stage in the disease process…
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Bourke, Stephen J
Peel, E. Timothy
Responsibility
Stephen J. Bourke, E. Timothy Peel, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 246 p. : 20 ill., 6 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781447122302
Subects (MeSH)
Palliative Care - methods
Respiratory Tract Diseases - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Internal medicine
Pneumology
Pain Medicine
Abstract
Palliative care of respiratory disease is often complex because of the high level of symptoms experienced by these patients and the variable and sometimes unpredictable trajectories of these diseases. It is often most appropriate to integrate palliative care into the multidisciplinary team with specialist palliative care clinicians working alongside the respiratory team. This encourages a focus on symptom management, supportive care and quality of life at an earlier stage in the disease process, and can facilitate discussions about advanced care planning and end of life issues. Integrated Palliative Care of Respiratory Disease brings together the knowledge, skills and attitudes of specialists in both respiratory and palliative medicine to focus on the palliative care of patients with respiratory diseases. The book begins with an overview of palliative care principles in relation to the palliation of chronic progressive lung disease, then delves into the causation and management of specific respiratory symptoms, and concludes with an overview of the management of the major lung diseases. This comprehensive text deals not only with end of life care but also with symptom control and supportive care to improve the quality of life of those living with advanced progressive lung disease. This book is an invaluable reference for doctors, trainees and clinical nurse specialists in respiratory and palliative medicine, and would be of interest to anyone who wishes to gain a better understanding of the complex nature of palliative care in respiratory disease.
Contents
1. Palliative Care of Respiratory Disease -- 2. Breathlessness -- 3. Haemoptysis -- 4. Cough and Respiratory Secretions -- 5.Pain in Respiratory Disease -- 6. Lung Cancer -- 7. Pleural Effusions and Mesothelioma -- 8. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease -- 9. Interstitial Lung Disease -- 10. Cystic Fibrosis -- 11. Respiratory Care in Neuromuscular Disease -- 12. Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit -- 13: End of Life Care -- Appendix -- Index.
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e-Book
Location
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Occupational therapy in oncology and palliative care

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Cooper, Jill. (2nd ed.) --Chichester, England: John Wiley & Sons , 2006.
Call Number
QZ 266 O15 2006
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
QZ 266 O15 2006
Author
Cooper, Jill
Edition
2nd ed.
Place of Publication
Chichester, England
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
262 p.
ISBN
9780470019627
Subects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - therapy
Occupational Therapy - methods
Palliative Care - methods
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Oxford textbook of palliative social work

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Altilio, Terry. --New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2011.
Location
Online
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Author
Altilio, Terry
Other Authors
Otis-Green, Shirley
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2011
ISBN
9786613046468
Subects (MeSH)
Palliative Care - methods
Social Work - methods
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Paediatric palliative medicine

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Richard D.W. Hain, Satbir Singh Jassal. (2nd edition) --Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016.
Access
Access to this online resource is restricted to IWK Health Centre employees working from inside the hospital network
Location
Online
Author
Hain, Richard
Other Authors
Jassal, Satbir Singh
Responsibility
Richard D.W. Hain, Satbir Singh Jassal
Edition
2nd edition
Place of Publication
Oxford
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (352 pages)
Series Title
Oxford specialist handbooks in paediatrics
ISBN
9780198745457
Subects (MeSH)
Palliative Care - methods
Terminal Care - methods
Access
Access to this online resource is restricted to IWK Health Centre employees working from inside the hospital network
Format
e-Book
Publication Type
Handbooks
Location
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Palliative care and end-of-life issues in critical care

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Medina, Justine. American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. --Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett , 2006.
Call Number
WY 152 P167 2006
Location
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WY 152 P167 2006
Author
Medina, Justine
Corporate Author
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Other Authors
Puntillo, Kathleen
Place of Publication
Sudbury, MA
Publisher
Jones and Bartlett
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
59 p.
Series Title
AACN protocols for practice
ISBN
9780763740276
Subects (MeSH)
Palliative Care - methods
Terminal Care - methods
Critical Care - methods
Critical Illness - nursing
Clinical Protocols
Format
Book
Location
Halifax Infirmary
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3 weeks
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Palliative care consultations in advanced breast cancer

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Booth, Sara. --Oxford, England: Oxford University Press , 2006.
Call Number
WP 870 P167 2006
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WP 870 P167 2006
Author
Booth, Sara
Place of Publication
Oxford, England
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
146 p.
Series Title
Palliative care consultations
ISBN
0198530757
Subects (MeSH)
Breast Neoplasms - therapy
Breast Neoplasms - complications
Palliative Care - methods
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Palliative care for non-cancer patients

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Addington-Hall, Julia M. --New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2001.
Call Number
WB 310 P1663 2001
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WB 310 P1663 2001
Author
Addington-Hall, Julia M
Other Authors
Higginson, Irene J
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2001
Physical Description
292 p.
ISBN
0192629603
Subects (MeSH)
Palliative Care - methods
Terminal Care - methods
Chronic Disease - nursing
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Palliative care in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (motor neurone disease)

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Oliver, David. --New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2000.
Call Number
WE 550 P167 2000
Location
Dickson Building
Call Number
WE 550 P167 2000
Author
Oliver, David
Other Authors
Borasio, Gian Domenico
Walsh, Declan
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2000
Physical Description
202 p.
ISBN
0192631667
Subects (MeSH)
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - therapy
Palliative Care - methods
Format
Book
Location
Dickson Building
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Palliative Care in Clinical Practice

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Giovambattista Zeppetella. --London: Springer , c2012.
Location
Online
When a person suffers from advanced, progressive illness, palliative care–treatments that improve the physical and psychological quality of life of patients and their families–can be just as important as treatments that aim to slow or prevent disease progression. Aimed at general practitioners and trainees in the field, Palliative Care in Clinical Practice offers an accessible and practical introduction to palliative medicine, including a chapter devoted to each of the key areas of symptom man…
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Author
Zeppetella, Giovambattista
Responsibility
Giovambattista Zeppetella
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2012
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 296 p. : 150 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781447128434
Subects (MeSH)
Clinical Medicine - methods
Pain Management - methods
Palliative Care - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Family Medicine
Pain Medicine
Abstract
When a person suffers from advanced, progressive illness, palliative care–treatments that improve the physical and psychological quality of life of patients and their families–can be just as important as treatments that aim to slow or prevent disease progression. Aimed at general practitioners and trainees in the field, Palliative Care in Clinical Practice offers an accessible and practical introduction to palliative medicine, including a chapter devoted to each of the key areas of symptom management. Clearly and concisely written and fully illustrated throughout, it will be a useful resource for all healthcare professionals who wish to gain an understanding of this important aspect of medicine.
Contents
1. Introduction to palliative care -- 2. Communication skills -- 3. Breaking bad news -- 4. Symptom control -- 5. Palliative care emergencies -- 6. Advance care planning -- 7. Ethical issues -- 8. Prescribing in palliative care -- Further reading -- Useful websites -- Appendix 1. Hematology and Biochemistry -- Appendix 2. Assessment Tools -- Appendix 3. Formulary -- Index.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Palliative Care in Oncology

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Bernd Alt-Epping, Friedemann Nauck, editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2015.
Location
Online
Palliative care provides comprehensive support for severely affected patients with any life-limiting or life-threatening diagnosis. To do this effectively, it requires a disease-specific approach as the patients' needs and clinical context will vary depending on the underlying diagnosis. Experts in the field of palliative care and oncology describe in detail the needs of patients with advanced cancer in comparison to those with non-cancer disease and also identify the requirements of patients w…
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Alt-Epping, Bernd
Nauck, Friedemann
Responsibility
Bernd Alt-Epping, Friedemann Nauck, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 308 p. : 23 illus., 16 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783662462027
9783662462010 (print ed.)
Subects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - therapy
Palliative Care - methods
Abstract
Palliative care provides comprehensive support for severely affected patients with any life-limiting or life-threatening diagnosis. To do this effectively, it requires a disease-specific approach as the patients' needs and clinical context will vary depending on the underlying diagnosis. Experts in the field of palliative care and oncology describe in detail the needs of patients with advanced cancer in comparison to those with non-cancer disease and also identify the requirements of patients with different cancer entities. Basic principles of symptom control are explained, with careful attention to therapy for pain associated with either the cancer or its treatment and to symptom-guided antineoplastic therapy. Complex therapeutic strategies for palliative cancer patients are highlighted that involve both cancer- and symptom-directed options and address a range of therapeutic aims. Issues relating to drug use in palliative cancer care are fully explored, and a separate section is devoted to care in the final phase. A range of organizational and policy issues are also discussed, and the book concludes by considering likely future developments in palliative care for cancer patients. Palliative Care in Oncology will be of particular interest to palliative care physicians who are interested in broadening the scope of their disease-specific knowledge, as well as to oncologists who wish to learn more about modern palliative care concepts relevant to their day-to-day work with cancer patients.
Contents
Part I. Oncology and Palliative Care: Disease Specific Perspectives -- 1. Disease-Specific Oncology – Disease-Specific Palliative Care -- 2. Oncological and Palliative Care for Patients with Lung Cancer and Patients with Breast Cancer: Two Opposite Ends of a Spectrum -- 3. Palliative Care for Patients with Haematological Malignancies -- Part II. Symptom Control -- 4. Definition, Pathophysiology, and Assessment of Pain -- 5. Therapy of Cancer-Related Pain and Cancer Therapy-Related Pain -- 6. Radiation Therapy in Patients with Non-curable Cancer -- 7. Symptom Management: The Nursing View -- Part III. The Final Phase -- 8 The Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient -- 9. The Final Phase -- Part IV. Pharmacological Aspects -- 10. Options and Problems of Drug Application in Patients with Advanced Cancer -- 11. Drug Interactions in Palliative Cancer Care and Oncology -- Part V. Policy and Structures -- 12. Outpatient and Inpatient Structures: What Does It Need to Integrate Palliative Care Services? -- 13. Early Palliative Care -- 14 Psycho-oncology and Palliative Care: Two Concepts That Fit into Comprehensive Cancer Care -- 15. Cancer Therapy in Developing Countries: The Role of Palliative Care -- Part VI. Ethical Aspects -- 16. Emergencies in Oncology and Crises in Palliative Care -- 17. Palliative Care for Patients Participating in Experimental or Clinical Oncology Studies -- Part VII. Perspectives -- 18. The Future of Oncology Palliative Care.
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Palliative care in oncology

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Bernd Alt-Epping, Friedmann Nauck, editors. --Heidelberg: Springer , 2015.
Call Number
QZ 266 P167 2015
Location
Cape Breton Regional
Call Number
QZ 266 P167 2015
Other Authors
Alt-Epping, Bernd
Nauck, Friedmann
Responsibility
Bernd Alt-Epping, Friedmann Nauck, editors
Place of Publication
Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2015
Physical Description
xiii, 308 p.
ISBN
9783662462010
366246201X
Subects (MeSH)
Palliative Care - methods
Neoplasms - therapy
Format
Book
Location
Cape Breton Regional
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Palliative neurology

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Ian Maddocks ... [et al.]. --Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press , 2006.
Location
Online
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Author
Maddocks, Ian
Responsibility
Ian Maddocks ... [et al.]
Place of Publication
Cambridge, UK
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2006
Physical Description
xviii, 260 p.
ISBN
6610479992 (electronic bk.)
Subects (MeSH)
Nervous System Diseases - therapy
Palliative Care - methods
Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Note on drugs and abbreviations -- SECTION I Palliative Management -- 1 Introduction to palliation -- PALLIATION, PALLIATIVE CARE AND PALLIATIVE MANAGEMENT -- 'HOSPICE' AND PALLIATION IN ADVANCED CANCER -- PALLIATIVE MANAGEMENT IN NEUROLOGY: AN INCREASINGLY RECOGNIZED NEED -- DIFFERENT TRAJECTORIES OF CARE FOR CANCER AND NEUROLOGICAL DISEASE -- PALLIATION AND NEUROSCIENCE -- 2 Characteristics of palliation -- IT IS PATIENT-CENTRED -- IT PROVIDES TRUTHFUL INFORMATION CONCERNING DISEASE STATUS AND PROGNOSIS -- IT OFFERS SUPPORT FOR FAMILY MEMBERS -- IT MAINTAINS COMPREHENSIVE CARE -- IT ENSURES CONTINUITY OF CARE -- IT RELIES ON TEAMWORK AND NETWORKING -- IT ADJUSTS ITS APPROACH IN RECOGNITION OF DETERIORATION -- IT INCLUDES BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT -- 3 Nodal points in decision-making -- INTRODUCING A PALLIATIVE MANAGEMENT APPROACH (Figure 1.3.1, Point 1) -- INTRODUCING PALLIATIVE INTERVENTIONS (Figure 1.3.1, Points 2) -- TIMING THE ONSET OF THE TERMINAL PHASE (Figure 1.3.1, Point 3) -- REFERRAL TO A PALLIATIVE CARE TEAM (Figure 1.3.1, Point 4) -- WRITING A 'DO NOT RESUSCITATE' ORDER (Figure 1.3.1, Point 5) -- INTRODUCING BEREAVEMENT CARE (Figure 1.3.1, Points 3-6) -- 4 Common deficiencies in palliative management -- POOR COMMUNICATION -- RIGID PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES -- INEFFECTIVE NETWORKING -- POORLY DEVELOPED TEAMWORK -- FAILURE TO MAINTAIN AN ACCESSIBLE CLINICAL RECORD -- 5 Common themes in palliation practice -- HOLISM -- RECORDING OF OBSERVATIONS -- FINDING THE BEST ANSWER: INNOVATION AND EXPERIMENT -- APPROPRIATE THERAPY REGIMENS -- SUPPORT OF CARERS -- WORKING ALONGSIDE COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE -- SECTION II Major Discomforts in Advanced Neurological Illness -- 1 Fatigue -- 2 Problems with muscles and movement -- WEAKNESS -- DISORDERS OF MUSCLE TONE AND CONTRACTION -- SEIZURES -- INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENTS -- DRUG-INDUCED MOVEMENT DISORDERS -- SYNCOPE AND FALLS -- 3 Bulbar symptoms -- IMPAIRED SPEECH -- DYSPHAGIA -- FEAR OF CHOKING -- DROOLING -- 4 Respiratory symptoms -- DYSPNOEA -- HYPOVENTILATION -- ASSISTED VENTILATION -- COUGH -- RETAINED SECRETIONS -- 5 Gastrointestinal symptoms -- DRY MOUTH -- CANDIDA INFECTION -- DYSPHAGIA -- GASTRO-OESOPHAGEAL REFLUX -- NAUSEA AND VOMITING -- BOWEL DYSFUNCTION -- NUTRITION AND HYDRATION -- 6 Urological symptoms -- URINARY RETENTION -- URGENCY AND BLADDER SPASM -- URINARY INCONTINENCE -- SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION -- 7 Pain -- TYPES AND MECHANISMS OF PAIN -- THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY CONTROL OF PAIN -- PAIN IN NEUROLOGY -- MANAGEMENT OF NOCICEPTIVE PAIN -- NEUROPATHIC PAIN -- OPIOIDS IN CHRONIC PAIN -- CENTRAL PAIN -- OTHER STRATEGIES FOR DIFFICULT PAIN -- 8 Cognitive, behavioural and psychological symptoms -- COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT -- DELIRIUM, AGITATION AND RESTLESSNESS -- DEPRESSION -- ANXIETY -- INSOMNIA -- GRIEF AND BEREAVEMENT -- 9 Miscellaneous symptoms -- TEMPERATURE CONTROL AND PYREXIA --tid
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Palliative Surgery

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Matthias W. Wichmann, Guy Maddern, editors. --Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer , c2014.
Location
Online
Palliative surgery can greatly contribute to improving symptom control and quality of life for terminal cancer patients. Owing to the advanced stage of the disease, however, this type of surgery is also associated with significant morbidity and mortality. It is therefore important for surgeons to have a sound understanding of the medical and scientific background underlying treatment decisions in palliative surgery, a foundation that this book provides. The opening chapters examine the relation…
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Wichmann, Matthias W
Maddern, Guy
Responsibility
Matthias W. Wichmann, Guy Maddern, editors
Place of Publication
Berlin, Heidelberg
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 304 p. : 59 illus., 28 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783642537097
9783642537080 (print ed.)
Subects (MeSH)
Pain Management - methods
Pain - surgery
Palliative Care - methods
Quality of Life
Terminal Care - methods
Terminally Ill
Abstract
Palliative surgery can greatly contribute to improving symptom control and quality of life for terminal cancer patients. Owing to the advanced stage of the disease, however, this type of surgery is also associated with significant morbidity and mortality. It is therefore important for surgeons to have a sound understanding of the medical and scientific background underlying treatment decisions in palliative surgery, a foundation that this book provides. The opening chapters examine the relationship between palliative medicine and palliative surgery and address general issues including pain management and anesthesiological considerations. The role of palliative surgery in a wide range of disease settings is then thoroughly explored, including detailed information on surgical techniques and their indications and outcomes. This book will be an invaluable resource for all who wish to learn more about the emerging role of palliative surgery.
Contents
Introduction -- Palliative Medicine and Palliative Surgery - Two Worlds Collide? -- Models of Care in Palliative Medicine -- Pain Management in Palliative Surgery -- Palliative Surgery: Psycho Social and Ethical Aspects -- Anaesthesiological Considerations in Palliative Surgery -- Palliative Surgery - Maxillofacial -- Palliative Surgery: Neurosurgery -- Palliative Surgery: ENT -- Palliative Surgery: Lung and Mediastinum -- Palliative Surgery: Oesophagus -- Palliative Surgery: Stomach -- Palliative Surgery: Pancreas -- Palliative Surgery: Biliary Tract/Liver -- Palliative Surgery: Small Bowel -- Palliative Surgery: Large Bowel and Rectum -- Palliative Surgery: Urology -- Palliative Surgery: Gynaecology -- Palliative Surgery: Endocrine/Thyroid -- Palliative Surgery: Breast -- Palliative Surgery: Orthopaedic/Trauma -- Palliative Surgery: Medical Oncology Considerations -- Palliative Surgery: Radiation Oncology Consideration -- Palliative Care: Radiological Interventions -- Palliative Care: Gastroenterological Interventions.
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e-Book
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Rehabilitation and palliation of cancer patients : patient care

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Hermann Delbrück. --Paris: Springer-Verlag France , c2007.
Location
Online
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Author
Delbrück, Hermann
Responsibility
Hermann Delbrück
Place of Publication
Paris
Publisher
Springer-Verlag France
Date of Publication
c2007
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 437 p.)
Series Title
Collection de l'Académie européenne de médecine de réadaptation
ISBN
9782287728273 (electronic bk.)
9782287728266
Subects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - rehabilitation
Pain, Intractable - therapy
Palliative Care - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Oncology
Pain Medicine
Contents
Structural characteristics and interventions in implementation of rehabilitation and palliation -- Psychological support and self-help groups in cancer rehabilitation and palliation -- Social support in cancer rehabilitation and palliation -- Vocational integration in cancer rehabilitation -- Pain management in cancer rehabilitation and palliation -- Rehabilitation and palliation of breast cancer patients -- Rehabilitation and palliation of ovarian cancer patients -- Rehabilitation and palliation of patients with gastric caner -- Rehabilitation and palliation of patients with pancreatic cancer -- Rehabilitation and palliation of patients with colon cancer -- Rehabilitation and palliation of patients with rectal carcinoma -- Rehabilitation and palliation of patients with bronchial cancer -- Rehabilitation and palliation of patients with prostatic cancer -- Palliation of cancer patients in terminal care.
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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Supportive care for the urology patient

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat22083
Norman, Richard W. --New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2005.
Call Number
WJ 166 N843s 2005
Location
Dartmouth General Hospital
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Call Number
WJ 166 N843s 2005
Author
Norman, Richard W
Other Authors
Currow, David C
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Date of Publication
2005
Physical Description
476 p.
Series Title
Supportive care series
ISBN
0198529414
Subects (MeSH)
Urologic Diseases - therapy
Chronic Disease - therapy
Palliative Care - methods
Quality of Life
Format
Book
Location
Dartmouth General Hospital
Dickson Building
Halifax Infirmary
Copies
3
Loan Period
3 weeks
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Supportive Care in Cancer Therapy

https://libcat.nshealth.ca/en/permalink/provcat30319
edited by David S. Ettinger. --Totowa, NJ: Humana Press , c2009.
Location
Online
Available Online
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Author
Ettinger, David S
Responsibility
edited by David S. Ettinger
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2009
Series Title
Cancer drug discovery and development
ISBN
9781597452915
Subects (MeSH)
Neoplasms - therapy
Neoplasms - complications
Palliative Care - methods
Subjects (LCSH)
Oncology
Format
e-Book
Location
Online
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