Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine

Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine

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Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine. Dr. Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. R. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness. Confidently navigate clinical challenges with chapters that explore interventions, assessment techniques, treatment modalities, recommendations / guidelines, and available resources - all with a focus on patient and family-centered care. Build a context for best practices from high-quality evidence gathered by multiple leading authorities. Make informed decisions efficiently with treatment algorithms included throughout the book. Access the complete, fully searchable contents online at www.expertconsult.com.... 237 Symptom Management at End-of-Life in Dementia scale, 298 Transition Dyspnea Index (TDI), 121 visual analog scale (VAS), 121 Wonger-Baker FACES Rating Scale, 50 ASTRO guidelines. .... See also Anorexia and weight loss. definition of, 158 parenteral nutrition (PN) and, 171. ... Calculators. See also Assessment scales and instruments. disease-specific, 237 Seattle Heart Failure, 237 CALM.

Title:Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine
Author:Nathan E. Goldstein, Rolfe Sean Morrison
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013


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