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Title Palliative care in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : from diagnosis to bereavement / edited by David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, Wendy Johnston.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition Third edition.
Description 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Print version record.
Summary This volume provides an evidence-based guide to the care of people with ALS/MND, including the control of symptoms, the psychosocial care of patients and their families, and care in bereavement.
Contents Cover; Preface; Contents; List of abbreviations; List of contributors; 1 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis/motor neuron disease; Christopher E. Shaw, Annika Quinn, and Emma Daniel; 2 Palliative care; David Oliver; 3 Communication: breaking the news; Richard Sloan and Gian Domenico Borasio; 4 Decision-making; Wendy Johnston; 5 Advance directives; Gian Domenico Borasio and Raymond Voltz; 6 Respiratory complications; Deborah Gelinas; 7 Control of symptoms: dysphagia; Edith Wagner-Sonntag.
8 Control of symptoms: cognitive dysfunctionLaura H. Goldstein; 9 Pain, psychological distress, and other symptoms; David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, and Wendy Johnston; 10 Psychosocial care; Sue Smith and Maria Wasner; 11 Spiritual care; Robert Lambert; 12 Multidisciplinary care: physiotherapy; Ulrike Hammerbeck and Emily Jay; 13 Multidisciplinary care: occupational therapy; Chris Kingsnorth and Sarah Lavender; 14 Multidisciplinary care: speech and language therapy; Amanda Scott and Maryanne McPhee.
15 Multidisciplinary care: nursing careDallas A. Forshew; 16 Complementary and alternative medicine; Gregory T. Carter, Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, Michael Weiss, and Richard S. Bedlack; 17 End-of-life care: ethical issues; Leo McCluskey, Lauren Elman, and Wendy Johnston; 18 End-of-life care in ALS; Nigel Sykes; 19 Bereavement; Joy Kelly; 20 No time to waste: a family‚Ä?s journey from diagnosis to bereavement; Marika Warren, Michelle Warren, and Douglas Warren; Appendix: List of useful websites for ALS patients; Index.
Subject Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Palliative treatment.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. (OCoLC)fst00808161
Palliative treatment. (OCoLC)fst01051719
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Oliver, David, 1954- editor.
Borasio, Gian Domenico, editor.
Johnston, Wendy, editor.
Other Form: Print version: Oliver, David. Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Oxford Scholarship Online 2014 1306549108
ISBN 9780191509490 (electronic bk.)
0191509493 (electronic bk.)
1306549108 (electronic bk.)
9781306549103 (electronic bk.)
9780199686025 (hbk.)

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