A Physician's Guide to Pain and Symptom Management in Cancer by Janet L. Abrahm

By Janet L. Abrahm

This accomplished consultant to dealing with discomfort and different signs for individuals with melanoma has helped tens of hundreds of thousands of sufferers and households. Designed for busy training clinicians, A Physician's consultant to ache and Symptom administration in melanoma Patients presents basic care physicians, complicated perform nurses, internists, and oncologists with designated details and suggestion for easing the tension and soreness of sufferers and family alike. Drawing at the paintings of specialists who've constructed progressive ways to symptom administration and palliative care, in addition to at the classes discovered from sufferers and their households in the course of her thirty years as a instructor and clinician, Dr. Janet L. Abrahm indicates how physicians and different caregivers may also help sufferers and households heal emotionally whilst the ailment progresses.

The 3rd variation contains updates to medicinal drugs and scientific tales, and lines new chapters: "Working with sufferers’ households" and "Sexuality, Intimacy, and Cancer." New classes from palliative care and hospice care may help sufferers, their specialist caregivers, and their households help one another each step of the way.

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