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Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine. Dr. Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. R. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness.

  • Consult this title on your favorite e-reader with intuitive search tools and adjustable font sizes. Elsevier eBooks provide instant portable access to your entire library, no matter what device you're using or where you're located.
  • Confidently navigate clinical challenges with chapters that explore interventions, assessment techniques, treatment modalities, recommendations / guidelines, and available resources - all with a focus on patient and family-centered care.
  • Build a context for best practices from high-quality evidence gathered by multiple leading authorities.
  • Make informed decisions efficiently with treatment algorithms included throughout the book.

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Date de parution 06 novembre 2012
Nombre de lectures 0
EAN13 9781455748334
Langue English
Poids de l'ouvrage 2 Mo

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Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine

Nathan E. Goldstein, MD
Associate Professor, Director of Research and Quality, Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
Physician Investigator, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York

R. Sean Morrison, MD
Director, National Palliative Care Research Center
Director, Lilian and Benjamin Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Hermann Merkin Professor of Palliative Medicine, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, New York
Physician Investigator, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, James J. Peters VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York
Saunders
Table of Contents
Cover image
Title page
Copyright
Dedication
Preface
Foreword
Contributors
Section I: Symptom Management
Pain
Chapter 1: How Should Opioids Be Started and Titrated in Routine Outpatient Settings?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 2: How Should Opioids Be Started and Titrated in Hospital or Inpatient Settings?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusions and summary
Chapter 3: How Should Patient-Controlled Analgesia Be Used in Patients With Serious Illness and Those Experiencing Postoperative Pain?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 4: How Should Opioids Be Used to Manage Pain Emergencies?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 5: What Principles Should Guide Oral, Transcutaneous, and Intravenous Opioid Dose Conversions?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment options
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 6: Which Opioids Are Safest and Most Effective in Renal Failure?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 7: How Should Methadone Be Started and Titrated in Opioid-Naïve and Opioid-Tolerant Patients?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence and treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 8: What Special Considerations Should Guide the Safe Use of Methadone?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of Evidence Regarding Treatment Recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and Summary
Chapter 9: When Should Corticosteroids Be Used to Manage Pain?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Disclosure
Chapter 10: When Should Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs Be Used to Manage Pain?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 11: What Is Neuropathic Pain? How Do Opioids and Nonopioids Compare for Neuropathic Pain Management?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 12: Should Bisphosphonates Be Used Routinely to Manage Pain and Skeletal Complications in Cancer?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology and pharmacology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 13: Should Bisphosphonates Be Used Routinely to Manage Pain and Skeletal Complications in Other Conditions?
Introduction and Scope of the Problem
Relevant Pathophysiology
Summary of Evidence Regarding Treatment Recommendations
Key Messages to Patients and Families
Conclusion and Summary
Chapter 14: When Should Radiotherapy Be Considered for Pain Management and What Principles Should Guide the Consideration of Limited-Fraction Versus Full-Dose Radiotherapy?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology and processes
summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
key messages to patients and families
conclusion and summary
Chapter 15: When Should Radiopharmaceuticals Be Considered for Pain Management?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 16: What Principles Should Guide the Prescribing of Opioids for Non–Cancer-Related Pain?
Introdution and scope of problem
Chapter 17: What Approaches Should Be Used to Minimize Opioid Diversion and Abuse in Palliative Care?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 18: When Should Epidural or Intrathecal Opioid Infusions and Pumps Be Considered for Pain Management?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 19: When Should Nerve Blocks Be Used for Pain Management?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Dyspnea
Chapter 20: What Interventions Are Effective for Managing Dyspnea in Cancer?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 21: What Is the Role of Opioids in Treatment of Refractory Dyspnea in Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 22: What Nonopioid Treatments Should Be Used to Manage Dyspnea Associated With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 23: What Interventions Are Effective for Managing Dyspnea in Heart Failure?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
key messages to patients and families
conclusion and summary
Gastrointestinal
Chapter 24: What Medications Are Effective in Preventing and Relieving Constipation in the Setting of Opioid Use?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion
Chapter 25: How Should Medications Be Initiated and Titrated to Reduce Acute and Delayed Nausea and Vomiting in the Setting of Chemotherapy?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 26: How Should Medications Be Initiated and Titrated to Prevent and Treat Nausea and Vomiting in Clinical Situations Unrelated to Chemotherapy?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Chapter 27: What Interventions Are Effective for Relieving Acute Bowel Obstruction in Cancer and Other Conditions?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiology
Summary of evidence regarding treatment recommendations
Key messages to patients and families
Conclusion and summary
Anorexia, Cachexia, and Feeding Difficulties
Chapter 28: What Medications Are Effective in Improving Anorexia and Weight Loss in Cancer?
Introduction and scope of the problem
Relevant pathophysiolog

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