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Palliative Care in Pediatric Oncology

Publication Year:
2017
Edition:
1st Ed.
Author:
Joanne Wolfe, Barbara L. Jones, Ulrika Kreicbergs, Momcilo Janko
ISBN:
978-3-31-961390-1
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.2 (Pediatrics)
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This textbook is the first to focus on comprehensive interdisciplinary care approaches aimed at enhancing the wellbeing of children with cancer and their families throughout the illness experience.
Among the topics addressed are the epidemiology of pediatric cancer distress, including physical, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions; the role of the interdisciplinary team; communication and advance care planning; symptom prevention and management; care at the end of life; family bereavement care; and approaches to ease clinician distress. The contributing authors are true experts and provide guidance based on the highest available level of evidence in the field. The book has not only an interdisciplinary but also an international perspective; it will appeal globally to all clinicians caring for children with cancer, including physicians, nurses, psychosocial clinicians, and chaplains, among others.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Joanne Wolfe, Barbara L. Jones, Ulrika Kreicbergs, Momcilo Janko
ISBN:
978-3-31-961390-1
Specialty:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Oncology
  • Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language:
English
Edition:
1st Ed.
Pages:
314
Publication Year:
2017
Doody Core Title Score:
  • 2.2 (Pediatrics)

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