Living with Dying: The Management of Terminal Disease

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Oxford University Press, 1989 - Medical - 67 pages
This second edition incorporates the latest developments in the treatment of the terminally ill patient. It tackles the general ethical and medical principles in the care of the dying patient and considers the details of the control of pain and other symptoms, with the hope that doctors and
other professionals will support the patient and his family by sharing the truth with them and empathizing with their emotional suffering. Written by internationally renowned authors, this book is an invaluable handbook for family doctors and health professionals and a compassionate source of
information for the terminally ill and their relatives.

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Contents

Introduction
1
The use of analgesics
17
Control of symptoms other than pain
32
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