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Following publication of the first print edition in 1993, the
Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine rapidly established
itself as the definitive textbook on the subject. Each edition has
received widespread critical acclaim, and the book is used across the
world by a wide range of health care professionals involved in the care
of patients with a terminal illness, or chronic, progressive conditions.
Existing readers who automatically turn to the textbook will welcome
this new fourth edition of their familiar reference; whilst it will
prove invaluable to a new generation of palliative care
The Oxford Textbook of Palliative
Medicine has continually evolved, keeping pace with the rapidly
changing face of palliative care. Geoffrey Hanks and Nathan Cherny - the
original editors of the textbook - are now joined by four new editors:
leaders in the field from the US, UK, and Norway who give the textbook
an increased global perspective. The content of the textbook emphasises
the multi-disciplinary nature of palliative care throughout, and the 100
chapters cover all areas of palliative care, including: individual
professional roles; ethics; communication, psychiatric, spiritual, and
psychosocial issues; research in palliative care; the treatment of
symptoms; and the role of palliative care in non-malignant diseases and
The online version of the Oxford Textbook of
Palliative Medicine contains the full text of the print edition
(which can be browsed by the contents list or searched), links from
references in the text to external sources (via PubMed, ISI, and
CrossRef), and all figures and illustrations from the print edition,
downloadable into PowerPoint.