9780071545273

End-of-Life-Care: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071545273

  • ISBN10:

    0071545271

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-10
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical

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Summary

The most thorough text available on providing patients and families with quality end-of-life careEnd of Life Care: A Practical Guideoffers solution-oriented coverage of the real-world issues and challenges that arise daily for clinicians caring for those with life-limiting illnesses and conditions.End of Life Care: A Practical Guideincludes specific clinical guidance for pain management and other common end of life symptoms. The second edition has been made even more essential with the addition of chapter-ending Q&A for self assessment and board review, new coverage of multicultural medicine, an increased number of algorithms to assist decision making on complicated clinical, legal, and ethical issues.Six sections walk you through the complexities of caring for patients who are nearing the end of life: Preparing Patients for End of Life Management of Symptoms Diagnostic and Invasive Interventions Ethical Dilemmas Special Populations DiversityNo other text better assists physicians and other clinicians in providing patients near the end of life with support, guidance, and hope in the face of "hopelessness" thanEnd of Life Care: A Practical Guide.

Author Biography

Barry Kinzbrunner, MD, is Chief Medical Officer of Vitas, Inc, one of the largest private companies offering hospice and end-of-life clinical and social services in the United States.

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