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Palliative Care Consultations in Head and Neck Cancer

Sara Booth and Andrew Davies (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530749
eISBN:
9780191730467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530749.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This is the fifth book in an international, multi-contributed series aimed at providing practical, clinical guidance on how to deal with difficult symptoms related to specific cancer sites. In it, ... More


Head and neck cancer

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/9780192632432.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses head and neck cancer with particular attention on patients with carcinomas arising from the upper aerodigestive tract. Head and neck cancers present particular challenges to ... More


Head and neck cancer

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

in Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter focuses on malignancy found in the head and neck regions. Head and neck cancers account for five per cent of those diagnosed in Western nations and cause 2,500 deaths in the United ... More


Symptom palliation of diseases of the head and neck (including dentistry)

Simon Rogers

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/9780198510000.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses surgical palliation of the major symptoms, focusing on the surgical aspects of palliation and reflecting on the author's own clinical experience in managing incurable disease. ... More


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