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Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Lesions of the oral cavity have an enormous impact on the quality of life of patients with advanced disease. They cause considerable morbidity and diminish a patient's physical and psychological well ... More


Palliative Day Care in Practice

Julie Hearn and Kathryn Myers (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Day care for people with advanced diseases is one of the most rapidly expanding components of palliative care in the UK, and is increasingly a focus of new-service development throughout the world. ... More


Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin F. Muers (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631411
eISBN:
9780191730160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631411.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Respiratory symptoms such as breathlessness and cough are common in patients with advancing and incurable disease. For example, cancer, chronic cardiac and pulmonary disease, progressive ... More


Introduction

Andrew Davies and Ilora Finlay

in Oral Care in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632432
eISBN:
9780191730375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632432.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides an introduction to oral problems in patients with advanced disease. In this chapter, the focus is on cancer patients who are receiving special palliative care. Emphasis is ... More


Wound and reconstructive problems in advanced disease

Thomas J. Krizek

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses wound and reconstructive problems found in advanced disease. The author first presents the case of Gertrude, a 68-year-old patient with advanced carcinoma of her breast, who ... More


The role of the ophthalmologist in advanced disease

David Yorston

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the role of an ophthalmologist in advanced disease. Although there are only a few fatal eye diseases, this does not exclude ophthalmologists from palliative care. The chapter ... More


Research Methods in Palliative Care

Julia M Addington-Hall, Eduardo Bruera, Irene J Higginson, and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Palliative and end-of-life care are concerned with the physical, social, psychological, and spiritual care of people with advanced disease. It currently has a poorly developed research base, but the ... More


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