Book Details

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

  • Author: Watson, Max; Ward, Stephen; Vallath, Nandini; Wells, Jo; Campbell, Rachel
  • ISBN: 9780198745655
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Published: 12/09/19
RRP: £32.99
Home Delivery Price: £24.74

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.

IMPORTANT NOTE - The following correction is required for this title.

Chapter 5. Page 109

The dose for Hyoscine butylbromide sc has been amended in line with NICE guidance ( '20-120 mg 4 hourly' has been corrected to '20-80mg 4 hourly'.