The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice

Patty Wu's Pocket Companion

$25.00

Dr. Patty Wu, a 2007-2008 Fellow at SDHIPM, initially created this handbook as a guide for Fellows in Palliative Medicine training at San Diego Hospice. Any clinician who treats palliative care patients will find a wealth of invaluable information presented in a clear and concise format. The Table of Contents includes chapters on: 1) The Basics, 2) Pharmacology, 3) Pain, 4) Corticosteroids, 5) Nausea, 6) Constipation, 7) Diarrhea, 8) Dysphagia, 9) Sedatives, 10) Delirium, 11) Depression, 12) Dyspnea, 13) Cough/Secretions, 14) Wound Care, 15) Aromatherapy, 16) Radiotheraphy, 17) HIV, 18) Pediatrics, 19) Miscellaneous, 20) End of Life Care, 21) Performance Scales, 22) Determining Prognosis, and lastly 23) Useful Websites. 107 pages. 7" HT. x 5-7/8" WD  

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