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Cancer: Palliative Care

  • Robert Dunlop

Part of the Focus on Cancer book series (3292)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Robert Dunlop
    Pages 1-12
  3. Robert Dunlop
    Pages 13-32
  4. Robert Dunlop
    Pages 33-48
  5. Nigel Sykes, Mary Baines
    Pages 49-63
  6. Robert Dunlop
    Pages 65-87
  7. Robert Dunlop
    Pages 89-102
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    Pages 103-110
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    Pages 111-120
  10. Robert Dunlop
    Pages 137-153
  11. Robert Dunlop
    Pages 155-168
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 169-181

About this book

Introduction

Cancer: Palliative Care examines the nature of the care and support that can be provided to those in need of palliative care and their families. This covers not only the physical treatment, such as pain management, but also the psychological well-being of patients. Health workers, clinicians, specialist nurses and medical students will find a balanced and thoughtful overview of the subject which will be of value in managing patients and helping them to come to terms with their condition.

Keywords

Palliative Care pain pain management psycho-oncology treatment

Authors and affiliations

  • Robert Dunlop
    • 1
  1. 1.St Christopher’s HospiceSydenham LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-3069-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-19974-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-3069-7
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-3626
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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