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Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

a cura di Max Watson, Jo Wells

editore: Oxford University Press

pagine: 924

The Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care returns for a third edition, maintaining the concise yet comprehensive format suited to the busy practitioner for quick access to key information, and fully updated to reflect changes in the palliative care landscape. Featuring an increased emphasis on non-malignant diseases such as dementia, this authoritative text combines evidence-based care with the bedside experience of experienced palliative care professionals to give the reader a complete overview of the physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects of care for the end-of-life patient. Symptom management is covered in detail, with updated formulary tables and syringe driver protocols, and a new chapter on international perspectives to broaden the reader's perception of methods for delivering end-of-life care. The third edition of the Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care is the essential companion for all of those working with adults, children, and families with palliative care needs, in both hospital and community settings.
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Vivere la malattia oncologica. Dalla parte del paziente: un aiuto efficace e pratico con la psiconcologia

Efrem Sabatti

editore: Tecniche Nuove

pagine: 174

Il tumore è uno tsunami che irrompe improvvisamente nella vita di chi lo subisce e di tutte le persone che ci vivono attorno
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La formula di René Caisse. Un rimedio per difendersi dal cancro e dalle malattie degenerative

Ludovico Guarneri

editore: Anima

pagine: 127

Lo scopo di questo libro è aiutare le persone cui vengono diagnosticati un cancro o una malattia degenerativa a trovare la luce in fondo al tunnel nel quale sembra loro di essere finiti. Alla storia di un rimedio erboristico queste pagine affiancano informazioni su altri metodi e sui diritti dei malati, e consigli per affrontare una tappa difficile della propria vita diventando protagonisti della guarigione e non semplici comparse.
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Cure palliative pediatriche: la gestione del dolore

a cura di S. Baroncini

editore: Editori Vari

pagine: 404

In particolare, in ambito pediatrico, il controllo del dolore richiede un approccio scientifico ma al tempo stesso personalizzato per rispondere ai bisogni specifici dei bambini di età differenti e con patologie di svariata natura e complessità. Garantire la qualità della vita, obiettivo primario delle cure palliative, richiede che tutti coloro che si prendono cura del bambino e della sua famiglia siano consapevoli della necessità di mantenere attiva e aggiornata la cultura del dolore, diffondendola per non negare opportunità terapeutiche, farmacologiche e non farmacologiche, limitando così la sofferenza legata all'esperienza della malattia cronico-degenerativa. Questo volume può essere un valido strumento di approfondimento e aggiornamento non solo per tutti coloro che operano nell'ambito delle cure palliative pediatriche, ma anche per i professionisti di altri settori che si impegnano quotidianamente per contrastare la sofferenza inutile dei bambini.
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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

Betty R. Ferrell, Judith A. Paice
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editore: Oxford University Press Inc

pagine: 1248

This landmark text is the key resource for nurses working in the field of palliative care. Edited by renowned nursing experts, and written by a dynamic team of internationally known authorities in nursing and palliative medicine, the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing covers the gamut of principles of care from the time of initial diagnosis of a terminal disease to the end of a patient's life and beyond. The text is distinctively developed to highlight the nurse's vital role as part of an integrated palliative care team. Various care settings are discussed including the hospital, ICU, home care, and hospice. Chapters focus on the practical aspects of nursing care, including symptom assessment, patient teaching, family support, psychosocial aspects of palliation, and spiritual care. New to the fourth edition are chapters on the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care Guidelines, palliative care of veterans, palliative care in rural settings, disaster situations, palliative care in Eastern Europe, and palliative care in the Philippines.
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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

David C. Currow, Marie Fallon
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editore: Oxford University Press

pagine: 1280

The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness. Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and the very old, this leading textbook covers all the new and emerging topics since its original publication in 1993. In addition, the multi-disciplinary nature of palliative care is emphasized throughout the book, covering areas from ethical and communication issues, the treatment of symptoms and the management of pain. The printed book is complemented with 12 months free access to the online version, which includes expanded chapter information and links from the references to primary research journal articles, ensuring this edition continues to be at the forefront of palliative medicine. This fifth edition of the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine is dedicated to the memory of Professor Geoffrey Hanks, pioneer in the field of palliative medicine, and co-editor of the previous four editions. A truly comprehensive text, no hospital, hospice, palliative care service, or medical library should be without this essential source of information.
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Hospital-Based Palliative Medicine

A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach

Eric Widera, Matthew Gonzales
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editore: John Wiley & Sons Inc

pagine: 296

The first comprehensive, clinically focused guide to help hospitalists and other hospital-based clinicians provide quality palliative care in the inpatient setting. Written for practicing clinicians by a team of experts in the field of palliative care and hospital care, Hospital-Based Palliative Medicine: A Practical, Evidence-Based Approach offers: * Comprehensive content over three domains of inpatient palliative care: symptom management, communication and decision making, and practical skills, * Detailed information on assessment and management of symptoms commonly experienced by seriously ill patients, * Advise on the use of specific communication techniques to address sensitive topics such as prognosis, goals of care, code status, advance care planning, and family meetings in a patient- and family-centered manner, * Targeted content for specific scenarios, including palliative care emergencies, care at the end of life, and an overview of post-hospital palliative care options, * Self-care strategies for resilience and clinician wellness which can be used to help maintain an empathic, engaged, workforce and high quality patient care, * A consistent chapter format with highlighted clinical pearls and pitfalls, ensuring the material is easily accessible to the busy hospitalist and associated hospital staff. This title will be of use to all hospital clinicians who care for seriously ill patients and their families. Specialist-trained palliative care clinicians will also find this title useful by outlining a framework for the delivery of palliative care by the patient s front-line hospital providers. Also available in the in the Hospital-Based Medicine: Current Concepts series: Inpatient Anticoagulation Margaret C. Fang, Editor, 2011 Hospital Images: A Clinical Atlas Paul B. Aronowitz, Editor, 2012 Becoming a Consummate Clinician: What Every Student, House Officer, and Hospital Practitioner Needs to Know Ary L. Goldberger and Zachary D. Goldberger, Editors, 2012 Perioperative Medicine: Medical Consultation and Co-Management Amir K. Jaffer and Paul J. Grant, Editors, 2012 Clinical Care Conundrums: Challenging Diagnoses in Hospital Medicine James C. Pile, Thomas E. Baudendistel, and Brian J. Harte, Editors, 2013 Inpatient Cardiovascular Medicine Brahmajee K. Nallamothu and Timir S. Baman, Editors 2013
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Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care

Charles F. Von Gunten, Eduardo Bruera
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editore: Hodder Education

pagine: 1356

The second edition of the Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care builds upon the strengths of the previous edition, providing an alternative approach to this ever-growing specialty. In the absence of an international curriculum for the study of palliative medicine, this textbook continues to provide the essential guidance for those either embarking upon a career in palliative medicine or already established in the field. With additional chapters covering all the different aspects of supportive care, the second edition expands upon its unique evidence-based, multi-professional approach and global perspective ensured by the international team of editors and contributing authors. It features an entirely new section on the assessment and management of effects of medical treatments as well as a new section on rehabilitation and survivorship. This edition also contains new material on chemotherapy- and radiation therapy-induced emesis, geriatric palliative care, and hormonal therapy and targeted agents. With an emphasis on providing palliative service anywhere in the world, including the need to provide such care in developing nations, the book is an ideal complement to the narrative approach of other texts on the topic. It is essential reading for all palliative care physicians in training and in practice, as well as palliative and support care nurses and other health professionals on the palliative care team.
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L'accompagnamento del paziente oncologico. Il ruolo del medicinale omeopatico

Michèle Boiron, François Roux
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editore: Edra

pagine: 176

I trattamenti antitumorali comportano numerosi effetti collaterali e i pazienti si rivolgono sempre più alle terapie di supporto per migliorare la propria qualità di vita. L'omeopatia figura al primo posto tra le medicine complementari utilizzate. Poter consigliare o prescrivere un trattamento omeopatico adatto è un reale vantaggio per i professionisti della salute. Ma è necessario individuare quali effetti collaterali possono essere gestiti e soprattutto con quali farmaci omeopatici. Il testo è una guida pratica che risponde esattamente a questa esigenza. Il testo è suddiviso in 5 sezioni a seconda dei diversi ambiti di utilizzo e ogni patologia descritta è accompagnata da note di fisiopatologia, da un albero decisionale e da casi clinici che guidano il lettore dai sintomi alla prescrizione.
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Practical Management of Complex Cancer Pain

Manohar Sharma

editore: Oxford University Press

pagine: 308

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Psychopharmacology in Oncology and Palliative Care

A Practical Manual

Luigi Grassi, Riba Michelle

editore: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K

pagine: 435

This practical manual presents the main drugs and protocols currently used in the psychopharmacological treatment of psychiatric disorders in cancer and palliative care settings and explores the principal issues involved in such treatment. Significant clinical challenges encountered in the psychopharmacological management of various psychiatric conditions are discussed, covering aspects such as side-effects and drug-drug interactions. Attention is also paid to the emerging theme of adjuvant use of psychotropic drugs for the treatment of symptoms or syndromes not primarily related to psychiatric disorders. In addition, practical suggestions are provided for dealing with special populations, including children and the elderly. The book is designed to be easy to read and to reference, with helpful concise tables and boxes. The authors include some of the most renowned clinicians working in the field of psycho-oncology.
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Una finestra nella tua casa. Cure palliative e conforto nella malattia

Giorgio Noseda

editore: GCE

pagine: 208

Il termine "palliativo" deriva da pallium, che nella Roma antica designava il telo di lana che si poggiava su una spalla e si drappeggiava intorno al corpo, per proteggerlo. Nella medicina moderna questo termine ha purtroppo assunto un significato vagamente negativo, di rimedio sostitutivo, inadatto a risolvere del tutto un problema di salute. Il marito di una paziente ci ha detto: "Non vogliamo cure palliative. Vogliamo medicina, non carità!". Si dimentica invece che con esso si designa tutto un complesso di cure, che sarebbe più appropriato definire "di supporto". Le cure palliative non sono rimedi inefficaci, al contrario. Studi clinici testimoniano la loro validità anche in termini di sopravvivenza e di miglioramento della qualità di vita. Nonostante molti medici siano convinti che le cure palliative aiutino molto, essi le prescrivono generalmente troppo tardi. Le cure palliative si prefiggono di mantenere la qualità della vita e il diritto alla vita del paziente sino alla morte, di alleviarne le sofferenze, nel rispetto dei suoi desideri e delle necessità fisiche, psicologiche, morali, sociali, esistenziali e culturali.
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La qualità di vita dopo il cancro. Aggiornamenti teorici e strumenti di intervento nella lungosopravvivenza oncologica

M. Antonietta Annunziata, Barbara Muzzatti

editore: Il Pensiero Scientifico

pagine: 228

Il volume propone una riflessione multidisciplinare sul fenomeno della lungosopravvivenza oncologica che oggi riguarda un numero sempre crescente di persone. Il testo è suddiviso in tre parti: la prima di inquadramento epidemiologico, la seconda che illustra la qualità di vita dei lungosopravviventi, e la terza, dal taglio più operativo, che descrive i comportamenti preventivi, gli strumenti di rilevazione della qualità di vita, le modalità comunicative e i modelli di intervento.
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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

Ann Goldman, Richard Hain
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editore: Oxford University Press

pagine: 520

The first edition of this book was the first authoritative, systematic and comprehensive text to define the increasingly important and evolving specialty of paediatric palliative care. It explores both the clinical aspects and the multidimensional and holistic nature of care for the dying child, based on the knowledge that all human experience has a physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual impact. The book covers ways of providing support in all of these areas both for the child, families, and carers, recognising the importance of teamwork and taking an evidence-based approach. The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children is about the care of children for whom cure of their underlying disease is not possible. It encompasses the physical management of symptoms such as pain and nausea, as well as social issues such as accessing appropriate education, emotional issues such as techniques for communication, and spiritual issues such as feelings of guilt and isolation. The book suggests that if we are to maintain the quality of life for a child it is essential to recognise all these dimensions and try to address them. This can only be done by recognising the skills of a wide range of professionals and working together in ways that are not always intuitive to any one discipline. It explores the multidimensional and holistic nature of care for the dying child. Those working in paediatric palliative care recognise that all human experience has emotional, psychological and spiritual impact as well as physical, and this book offers the essential information needed for those involved in paediatric care to find ways of providing support in all of these areas. Comprehensive in scope, exhaustive in detail, and definitive in authority, this second edition has been thoroughly updated to cover new practices, current epidemiological data and the evolving models that support the delivery of palliative medicine to children. Paediatric palliative care is now developing in countries with differing health care systems, and being adapted to suit individual illnesses and the varying resources and geography in different parts of the world. This book is an essential resource for anyone who works with children worldwide.
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Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care

Rhonda J. Moore

editore: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.

pagine: 865

Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care:Biobehavioral Approaches for the Life Course Rhonda J. Moore, editor This book takes both a biobehavioral and a lifespan approach to understanding long-term and chronic pain, and intervening to optimize patients' functioning. Rich in clinical diversity, chapters explore emerging areas of interest (computer-based interventions, fibromyalgia, stress), ongoing concerns (cancer pain, low back pain), and special populations (pediatric, elderly, military). This coverage provides readers with a knowledge base in assessment, treatment, and management that is up to date, practice strengthening, and forward looking. Subject areas featured in the Handbook include: a- Patient-practitioner communication a- Assessment tools and strategies a- Common pain conditions across the lifespan a- Biobehavioral mechanisms of chronic pain a- Pharmaceutical, neurological, and rehabilitative interventions a- Psychosocial, complementary/alternative, narrative, and spiritual approaches a- Ethical issue and future directions With the rise of integrative perspective and the emphasis on overall quality of life rather than discrete symptoms, pain management is gaining importance across medical disciplines. Handbook of Pain and Palliative Care stands out as a one-stop reference for a range of professionals, including health practitioners specializing in pain management or palliative care, clinical and health psychologists, public health professionals, and clinicians and administrators in long-term care and hospice.
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Il metodo Gorter. Un'innovativa terapia atossica per il cancro

Robert W. Gorter, Erik Peper

editore: Polistampa

pagine: 280

Il volume descrive il rivoluzionario "metodo Gorter", un approccio integrativo e non tossico alla cura del cancro a cui ogni giorno si affida un numero sempre maggiore di pazienti. Basato su lunghi anni di ricerche e sperimentazioni cliniche, il metodo punta a rafforzare il sistema immunitario attraverso la terapia della febbre (ipertermia), l'inoculazione di cellule dendritiche, l'uso del vischio (viscum album) e di integratori alimentari, oltre che tramite cambiamenti decisivi nella dieta e nello stile di vita. Organizzato in tre parti, il libro offre una panoramica dettagliata del trattamento, illustrando le ricerche che hanno portato al suo sviluppo e delineando le principali strategie per rafforzare la risposta immunitaria. Sono riportate inoltre diverse testimonianze di pazienti, molti dei quali sono sopravvissuti ben oltre la propria prognosi, ottenendo in alcuni casi una remissione completa e duratura della malattia. Il libro si rivolge sia ai medici che al largo pubblico.
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Palliative Care

Core Skills and Clinical Competencies, Expert Consult Online and Print

Linda L. Emanuel, S. Lawrence Librach

editore: Saunders

pagine: 752

Find out all you need to know about providing high-quality care to patients with serious illnesses from the 2nd edition of "Palliative Care: Core Skills and Clinical Competencies". Drs. Linda L. Emanuel and S. Lawrence Librach, leaders in the field, address the clinical, physical, psychological, cultural, and spiritual dimensions that are integral to the care of the whole patient. They give you a broad understanding of the core clinical skills and competencies needed to effectively approach patient assessment, care of special populations, symptom control, ethical issues, and more. Clearly written in a user-friendly, high-yield format with convenient online access, this resource is your ultimate guidebook to the burgeoning practice of palliative medicine.
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