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Surgical Palliative Care: A Resident's Guide

Geoffrey P. Dunn, Robert Martensen, David Weissman

Preface   Contributors


   Chapter 0. Introduction

   Chapter 1. Personal Awareness, Self-Care, and the Surgeon-Patient Relationship

   Chapter 2. Pain

   Chapter 3. Dyspnea

   Chapter 4. Delirium

   Chapter 5. Depression

   Chapter 6. Nausea

   Chapter 7. Constipation

   Chapter 8. Malignant Bowel Obstruction

   Chapter 9. Cachexia, Anorexia, Asthenia, and Fatigue (Wasting Syndromes)

   Chapter 10. Artificial Hydration and Nutrition

   Chapter 11. Selected Symptoms

   Chapter 12. Palliative Surgery: Definition, Principles, Outcomes Assessment

   Chapter 13. Pediatric Palliative Care

   Chapter 14. Cross-Cultural Encounters

   Chapter 15. Delivering Bad News

   Chapter 16. Goals of Care/Conducting a Family Conference

   Chapter 17. The DNR Discussion

   Chapter 18. Palliative and Hospice Care and Referrals

   Chapter 19. Care during the Final Days of Life

   Chapter 20. Discussing Spiritual Issues—Maintaining Hope