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By Kim K. Kuebler, MN, RN, ANP-CS, Mellar P. Davis, MD, FCCP and Crystal Dea Moore, MA, MSW, PhD
512 pagesTrim Size 7 1/2 X 9 1/4 inCopyright 2005$112.00, Paperback, Reference
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The first book of its kind, this must-have resource examines the integration of palliative interventions from a disease-specific approach, providing practical guidance on caring for patients who follow a progressive, chronic disease trajectory prior to death. This uniquely practical book addresses all aspects of palliative care, going beyond theoretical information to advise practitioners on the most effective management of common symptoms and providing physical, psychological, and spiritual comfort to patients and families. The multidisciplinary focus of care is reflected by collaborative contributors and diverse authorship of an oncology/palliative care nurse practitioner, a physician, and a social worker.
By Kim K. Kuebler, MN, RN, ANP-CS, Adult Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care/Oncology/Palliative Care Private Practice, Adjuvant Therapies, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Mellar P. Davis, MD, FCCP, Medical Director, Harry Horvitz Center for Palliative Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; and Crystal Dea Moore, MA, MSW, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work, Director, Social Work Program, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA