Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine, 2nd Edition

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Edited by Nathan E Goldstein, MD, Christopher D. Woodrell, MD and R. Sean Morrison, MD
PREVIOUS EDITION -ISBN : 9781437737967
Using a practical, question-and-answer approach, Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine, 2nd Edition, helps you provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness. This unique reference focuses on patient and ...view more
Using a practical, question-and-answer approach, Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine, 2nd Edition, helps you provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness. This unique reference focuses on patient and family/caregiver-centered care, highlighting the benefits of palliative care and best practices for delivery. The highly practical, user-friendly format sets it apart from other texts in the field, with concise, readable chapters organized around clinical questions that you’re most likely to encounter in everyday care.
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9780323847025
Publication Date :
25-01-2024
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Using a practical, question-and-answer approach, Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine, 2nd Edition, helps you provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness. This unique reference focuses on patient and family/caregiver-centered care, highlighting the benefits of palliative care and best practices for delivery. The highly practical, user-friendly format sets it apart from other texts in the field, with concise, readable chapters organized around clinical questions that you’re most likely to encounter in everyday care.

Key Features
  • Uniquely organized using a question-and-answer approach, making it easy to find answers to common questions asked by practitioners and patients.

  • Up-to-date, reader-friendly chapters explore interventions, assessment techniques, treatment modalities, recommendations and guidelines, communication techniques, and available resources for palliative care.

  • Expanded discussions on hospice in every chapter, and a new emphasis on pediatrics, with increased material on pediatric malignancies, developmental delays, cystic fibrosis, and perinatal palliative care.

  • New chapters on wellness of the palliative care practitioner, patients with opioid use disorders, telehealth in palliative care, health disparities, rural palliative care, caring for people with hematologic malignancies, integrative and alternative therapies, LGBTQ+ populations, mobile health technologies, and national palliative care implementation strategies.

  • High-quality evidence gathered and reviewed by leading experts in palliative medicine, including clinicians, educators, and researchers across a broad range of disciplines.

  • Numerous algorithms throughout help you make informed decisions, and “take-home” points in every chapter provide a quick summary of key content.

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text and figures from the book on a variety of devices. Any additional digital ancillary content may publish up to 6 weeks following the publication date.


Author Information
Edited by Nathan E Goldstein, MD, Associate Professor, Director of Research, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Geriatrics, Research, Education and Clinical Center, James J. Peters VA Medical Center, New York, New York; Christopher D. Woodrell, MD, Assistant Professor, Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, New York, New York; R. Sean Morrison, MD, Director, National Palliative Care Research Center , Director, Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute, Hermann Merkin Professor of Palliative Medicine , Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Geriatrics, Research, Education and Clinical Center, James J. Peters VA Medical Center, New York, New York