This book brings together the knowledge, skills and attitudes of specialists in both Respiratory Medicine and Palliative Medicine to focus on the palliative care of patients with respiratory diseases. It deals not only with end of life care but also with symptom control and supportive care to improve the quality of life of those living their lives with advanced progressive lung disease.
Written by consultants in Respiratory Medicine and Palliative Medicine
Practical application of the principles of palliative care to progressive lung disease with analysis and management of specific respiratory symptoms
Detailed review of the management of specific respiratory diseases including symptom control and supportive care of chronic respiratory disability as well as end-of-life care