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# Book Details

Palliative Care Symptom Guide
Publisher: UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute
Year: July 2019, Pages. 27, 

Pain Management, Adjuvant and Non Opioid Agents for Pain , Principles of Opioid Therapy, Dyspnea m Nausea and Vomiting Treatment, Delirium, Depression and Anxiety Treatmentm Oral Secretions


Palliative Care Toolkit - Improving care from the roots up in resource-limited settings
Dr Vicky Lavy, Dr Charlie Bond and Ruth Wooldridge
Year: 2008, Pages. 106, ISBN: 978-0-9928277-1-7

This toolkit is an introduction and basic text in palliative care. At the end of each chapter are references to help you find more detail on the topics covered.


Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Pocket Reference Guide
Palliative Care Experts in the Erie St. Clair and South West LHINs
Year: NOVEMBER 2009, Pages. 12, 

The Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Pocket Refer-ence Guide provides pain and symptom management informa-tion; this information is not medical advice. This guide was developed as general information for physicians and registered nurses with palliative care expertise only; physicians and nurses should exercise their own independent clinical judg-ment.


Symptom Control and Care of the Dying Patient: Palliative Care Guidelines 6th Edition
Publisher: Kent Palliative Medicine Forum
Year: 2019, Pages. 40, 

This booklet is aimed at all health care professionals involved in the care of patients with incurable, progressive disease who are experiencing unpleasant symptoms. The interventions and treatments described are initial measures that all doctors and nurses should be able to start. If the symptoms do not resolve, specialist advice can be obtained from the contacts given at the end of the booklet


Symptom Management in Palliative Care.
Publisher: Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust's
Year: 2016, Pages. 54, 

This guideline is to help community nurses and hospital teams as well as specialist palliative care teams. It aims to provide a checklist for the management of common problems in palliative and end of life care, with some information on drug treatment. It is designed to guide clinical and medical teams in the provision of current best practice in symptom control for palliative and end of life patients. It is the responsibility of all professionals to exercise clinical judgement in the management of individual patients


Tools to Support Earlier Identification for Palliative Care
Publisher: Ontario Palliative Care Network
Year: 2019, Pages. 17, 

This document provides guidance on preferred identification tools and suggested assessment tools for all health care sectors along with implementation considerations. The tools can be used in various health care settings including primary care, home & community care, acute care and long-term care. The document can be used by system planners, Regional Palliative Care Networks (RPCNs), provider agencies and hospitals to guide the selection of identification and assessment tools when implementing earlier identification initiatives