Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine

Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine

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Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine is the only book that uses a practical, question-and-answer approach to address evidence-based decision making in palliative medicine. Dr. Nathan E. Goldstein and Dr. R. Sean Morrison equip you to evaluate the available evidence alongside of current practice guidelines, so you can provide optimal care for patients and families who are dealing with serious illness. Confidently navigate clinical challenges with chapters that explore interventions, assessment techniques, treatment modalities, recommendations / guidelines, and available resources - all with a focus on patient and family-centered care. Build a context for best practices from high-quality evidence gathered by multiple leading authorities. Make informed decisions efficiently with treatment algorithms included throughout the book. Access the complete, fully searchable contents online at www.expertconsult.com.Although much more research is needed, the 2008 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines could be used in caring for frail older adults. ... administered across outpatient (Geriatric Evaluation and Management [GEM], Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment ... lost less physical function, and used fewer home health care services for 12 to 18 months after randomization.

Title:Evidence-based Practice of Palliative Medicine
Author:Nathan E. Goldstein, Rolfe Sean Morrison
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013


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