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Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care

Edited by: Victor R. Preedy

Print publication date:  July  2019
Online publication date:  July  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138064072
eBook ISBN: 9781315160627
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Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition, is a comprehensive guide, providing exhaustive information on nutrition and diet in terminal and palliative care. It covers physical, cultural and ethical aspects, bridging the intellectual divide in being suitable for novices and experts alike. Following in the tradition of its predecessor, chapters contain practical methods, techniques, and guidelines along with a section on applications to other areas of palliative care. Each chapter features key facts highlighting important areas, summary points, and ethical issues.


? Use of cannabinoids in palliative nutrition care

? Pain control in palliative care

? Communications in palliative/end-of-life care: aspects of bad news

? Anorexia in cancer: appetite, physiology, and beyond

? Palliative care in severe and enduring eating disorders

? Linking food supplementation and palliative care in HIV

? Eating-related distress in terminally ill cancer patients and their family members

? Palliative care of gastroparesis

? Preoperative nutrition assessment and optimization in the cancer patient

? Childhood leukemia, malnutrition, and mortality as components of palliative care

? End-of-life decisions in persons with neurodevelopmental disorders

? Resources: listing web sites, journals, books and organizations

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Need for Specialized Interest in Food and Nutrition in Palliative Care Download PDF
Chapter  2:  What Do We Mean by Palliative Care? Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Religion, Culture and End-of-Life Issues Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Nutrition and Quality of Life in Children Receiving Palliative Care Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Nutrition and Quality of Life in Adults Receiving Palliative Care Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Refractory Cancer Cachexia Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Sedation in Palliative Care and Its Impact on Nutrition and Fluid Intake Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Pain Control in Palliative Care Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Communication in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Enteral Feeding in Palliative Care: Cultural Aspects and Beyond Download PDF
Chapter  11:  An Overview of the Indian Perspective on Palliative Care with Particular Reference to Nutrition and Diet Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Italian Aspects of Linking Nutritional Support in Cancer Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Stents in the Gastrointestinal Tract in Palliative Care Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Artificial Nutrition, Advance Directives and End of Life in Long-Term Care Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Support for Hydration at End of Life Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Palliative Treatment of Dysphagia Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Olfaction in Palliative Care Patients Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Anorexia in Cancer Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Preoperative Nutrition Assessment and Optimization in the Cancer Patient Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Palliative Gastrojejunostomy and the Impact on Nutrition in Cancer Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Nutritional Status and Relationship to Upper Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Patients with Advanced Cancer Receiving Palliative Care Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Nutrition and Palliative Surgery for Head and Neck Cancer Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Position of Appetite and Nausea in Symptom Clusters in Palliative Radiation Therapy Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Vitamin Deficiency in Patients with Terminal Cancer Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Childhood Leukemia, Malnutrition, and Mortality as Components of Palliative Care Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Eating-Related Distress in Terminally Ill Cancer Patients and Their Family Members Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Nutrition and Appetite Regulation in Children and Adolescents with End-Stage Renal Failure Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Linking Food Supplementation and Palliative Care in HIV Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Palliative Care of Gastroparesis Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Role of Palliative Care in Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders Download PDF
Chapter  31:  End-of-Life Decisions in Persons with Neurodevelopmental Disorders Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Appetite-Stimulant Use in the Palliative Care of Cystic Fibrosis Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Use of Cannabinoids in Palliative Nutrition Care Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Case Study Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Recommended Resources for Diet and Nutrition in Palliative Care Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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