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Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook
  • Author(s):

  • Bates D Moses, MD, FHM, FAAHPM, Inpatient Palliative Medicine, Physician Co-chair Bioethics Committee, and Clinical Faculty Family Medicine residency, Kaiser Permanente, Riverside, California, Preceptoring Clinical Instructor, Biomedical Sciences, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California

  • Details:

  • ISBN-13: 9781449634216

    Paperback   168 pages   © 2014

  • Price:

  • $19.95

Overview

Tarascon Palliative Medicine Pocketbook is the only shirt-pocket sized, quick reference guide for having those difficult conversations with patients and family members who require palliative and hospice care.  Practitioners will find helpful ideas as well as guidance on managing difficult to control symptoms whether practicing in a busy clinic, making home visits or managing the hospitalized patient.

 

 

Containing communication skill techniques, prognostication tools, symptom management options and ethical issues, this one of a kind, portable guide is an ideal tool for any member of the Palliative Medicine team, including: physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, pharmacists and more.

Table of ContentsShow

I  Goals of Care
  1  Background
  2  Communication
  3  Ethical Decision-making
  4  Prognostication
  5  Ethnic and Spiritual Concerns
II  Symptoms
  6  Gastrointestinal--Genitourinary Symptoms
  7  Neuropsychiatric
  8  Pain
  9  Respiratory
  10  Skin
  11  Emergencies
  12  For Further Reading and References
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About the Author(s)Show

Bates D Moses, MD, FHM, FAAHPM-Inpatient Palliative Medicine, Physician Co-chair Bioethics Committee, and Clinical Faculty Family Medicine residency, Kaiser Permanente, Riverside, California, Preceptoring Clinical Instructor, Biomedical Sciences, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, California

Dr. Moses earned his medical degree in 1999 from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Kettering Medical Center in 2002. A former internal medicine hospitalist he currently practices full time as a palliative medicine specialist for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group with Kaiser Permanente in Riverside, California. In 2012 he received an "Award for Excellence in Pain Management" from the Southern California Cancer Pain Initiative. Board certified in Palliative Medicine since 2008 he is actively involved in providing palliative care for hospitalized and clinic patients, expanding delivery of palliative services, and with student and resident teaching. 

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