Home > Books > Drugs in Palliative Care
Drugs in Palliative Care
View PDF

Drugs in Palliative Care

Publication Year: 2010
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Dickman, Andrew
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-56397-5
  • Description
  • Details

While palliative care has adopted a holistic approach to treatment, medication driven symptom management ostensibly forms the critical aspect of care. Pharmacological therapy can be extremely complex because these patients often have co-existing medical conditions in addition to symptoms caused by their terminal disease. The resulting polypharmacy can be daunting for professionals and can negatively impact on effectiveness of care.

The practitioner requires a simple, easy to navigate reference source that provides succinct and pertinent drug information. This detailed yet concise handbook will appeal to a variety of healthcare professionals involved in the provision of palliative care and medicines information. It begins with an overview of pharmacology and prescribing advice then contains over 100 entries of palliative care drugs, in an easy to use A-Z format.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Dickman, Andrew
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-56397-5
  • Specialty:
    Pain Management
    Palliative Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 512
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2010

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
GIDEON: Global Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology Online Network Features up-to-date information and visual tools for diagnosing diseases and following the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment.
JOTM
Ovid Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education.
JOTM
Journal of Hospital Medicine This journal is the premier publication for dissemination of research and education for the specialty of hospital medicine.
JOTM
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
The Digital Echo Atlas: A Multimedia Reference
Provides expert clinical guidance and real-world cases throughout, ensuring that this resource is a go-to learning and reference tool useful for clinicians in the cardiology field.

Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: Relevant Surgical Exposures, 2nd Edition
Concise, lavishly illustrated reference designed to assist today’s orthopaedic surgeons in a crucial task: choosing and executing the exposure necessary for a given procedure.