Über den Autor
Dr David Oliver is Medical Director and Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine at the Wisdom Hospice in Rochester, Kent and Honorary Reader in Palliative Medicine at the Centre for Professional Practice at the University of Kent, where he is Director of Studies for the MSc in Supportive and Palliative Care. He is a Visiting Professor at the School of Medicine at the University of Zagreb in Croatia.
1. End of Life Care.- 2. End of life care in neurological disease.- 3. Communication.- 4. Physical Symptoms - Assessment Management.- 5. Holistic Care - Psychosocial and Spiritual Aspects.- 6. Coordination of Care.- 7. Advance Care Planning.- 8. Care at the end of life.- 9. Carers.- 10. Future Developments in Care.- 11. International Aspects of Care: Australia.- 12. International Aspects of Care: Europe.- 13. International Aspects of Care: Africa.- 14. Conclusion.
Focuses on specific issues in end of life care for neurological diseaseDevelops and expands the most important issues in this developing fieldHas a multidisciplinary focus to reflect clinical practice in this field