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Appendix 1.—Helpful Reading in Palliative Care

Books

Doyle D, Hanks GWC, MacDonald N: The Oxford textbook of palliative medicine. Oxford Medical Publications, Oxford, 1993. The gold standard in palliative care in the English-speaking world (and probably elsewhere).

Saunders C, Sykes N: The management of terminal malignant dis-ease, 3rd ed: Edward Arnold, London, 1993. A shorter view with some excellent insights.

Twycross R: Symptom management. Radcliffe Medical Press, Oxford, 1995. (A rather cut and dried approach from one of the founders of the English hospice movement but will give you a quick access to at least one medical approach with an emphasis on pharmacology).

Articles and book chapters

Breitbart W: Psycho-oncology: Depression, anxiety, delirium. Semin Oncol 1994; 21:754_69. (Excellent guide for practitioners).

Brescia F: Specialized care of the terminally ill. In: Cancer: Principles and practice of Oncology, 4th ed: DeVita VT Jr., Hellman S, Rosenberg SA (eds): Philadelphia, Penn: JB Lippincott Co; 1993:2501_7.

Coyle N, Adelhartdt J, Foley KM, Partenoy RK: Character of terminal illness in the advanced cancer patient: Pain and other symptoms during the last four weeks of life. J Pain Symptom Manage 1989; 5:83_93. (Introduction to the prevalent symptoms in a home care program).

Kotlowitz R: From my wife's room. New York Times Magazine, 4 December 1994, pp. 84_89. (Care for the terminally ill from the patient's and family's point of view).

Lederberg ML, Massie MJ: Psychosocial and ethical issues in the care of cancer patients. In: Cancer: Principles and practice of Oncology, 4th ed: DeVita VT Jr., Hellman S, Rosenberg SA (eds): Philadelphia, Penn: JB Lippincott Co; 1993:2448_63.

Sammarno D: Dealing with the dying patient. In: Cancer: Principles and practice of Oncology, 4th ed: DeVita VT Jr., Hellman S, Rosenberg SA (eds): Philadelphia, Penn: JB Lippincott Co; 1993:2508_513.

Saunders C: Introduction—"History and Challenge." In: The management of terminal malignant disease. 3rd ed: London: Saunders C, Sykes N: Edward Arnold; 1993:213_25.

Stoutz ND, Tapper M, Fainsinger RL: Reversible delirium in terminally ill patients. J Pain Symptom Manage 1989; 10:249_53. (Delirium with medically treatable causes).

Twycross RG, Lichter I: The terminal phase. In: The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine. Doyle D, Hanks GWC, MacDonald N: Oxford, England: Oxford Medical Publications; 1993:651_61


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