Half Title Page.
Preface to the Fourth Edition.
Preface to the First Edition.
1: Symptoms and Syndromes.
3: Difficult Pain Syndromes: Neuropathic Pain, Bone Pain, and Visceral Pain.
4: Opioid Pharmacotherapy.
5: Nonpharmacologic Management of Pain.
6: Interventional Approaches to Pain.
7: Pathology of Bone Metastases—Implications for Treatment.
8: Pathophysiology of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy.
9: Constitutional Symptoms.
10: Cancer-Related Fatigue.
11: Fever and Sweats.
12: Hot Flashes.
13: Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Syndromes.
14: Anorexia/Weight Loss.
15: Dysphagia/Speech Rehabilitation in Palliative Care.
16: Chemotherapy-Related Nausea and Vomiting and Treatment-Related Nausea and Vomiting.
17: Assessment and Management of Chronic Nausea and Vomiting.
18: Diarrhea, Malabsorption, and Constipation.
19: Bowel Obstruction.
20: Diagnosis and Management of Effusions.
21: Hiccups and Other Gastrointestinal Symptoms.
22: Biology of Treatment-Induced Mucositis.
23: Oral Manifestations and Complications of Cancer Therapy.
24: Approach to Liver Metastases in Palliative Oncology.
25: Palliative Endoscopic Procedures.
26: Palliative Interventional Radiologic Procedures.
29: Treatment of Tumor-Related Skin Disorders.
30: Dermatologic Adverse Events During Treatment.
31: Management of Pressure Ulcers and Fungating Wounds.
33: Principles of Fistula and Stoma Management.
34: Cardiopulmonary and Vascular Syndromes.
35: Dyspnea in the Cancer Patient.
36: Hemoptysis, Airway Obstruction, Bronchospasm, Cough, and Pulmonary Complications/Symptoms of Cancer and Its Treatment.
37: Prevention, Assessment, and Management of Treatment-Induced Cardiac Disease in Cancer Patients.
38: Management of Hypercoagulable States and Coagulopathy.
39: Genitourinary Symptoms and Syndromes.
40: Urologic Issues in Palliative Care.
41: Impact of Hepatic and Renal Dysfunction on Pharmacology of Palliative Care Drugs.
42: Metabolic Disorders.
44: Metabolic Disorders in the Cancer Patient.
45: Infectious Complications/Management.
46: Selected Neurologic Symptoms and Syndromes.
47: Management of Intracranial Metastases.
48: Management of Spinal Cord and Cauda Equina Compression.
49: Selected Psychiatric Symptoms and Syndromes.
50: Recognizing and Managing Delirium.
51: Treating Depression at the End of Life.
53: Cognitive Decline Following Cancer Treatment.
54: Substance-Abuse Issues in Palliative Care.
55: Issues in Palliative Care.
56: Definitions and Models.
57: Epidemiology and Prognostication in Advanced Cancer.
59: Assessment Issues.
60: Cultural Issues.
61: Communication During Transitions of Care.
62: The Family Meetings.
63: Other Issues in Palliative Care.
64: Psychosocial Consequences of Advanced Cancer.
65: Disorders of Sexuality and Reproduction.
66: Caregiving in the Home.
67: Management of Symptoms in the Actively Dying Patient.
69: Bereavement Care.
70: Staff Stress and Burnout.
71: Ethical Considerations in Palliative Care.
72: Advance Directives, Decision Making, and Withholding and Withdrawing Treatment.
73: Palliative Care: Ethics and the Law.
74: Special Interventions in Supportive and Palliative Care.
75: Hematologic Support of the Cancer Patient.
76: Issues in Nutrition and Hydration.
77: Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Therapies in Oncology.
78: Special Populations.
79: Geriatric Palliative Care.
80: Palliative Care in Pediatrics.
81: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Supportive Care.
82: Long-Term Survivorship: Late Effects.
83: Survivorship Issues in Adults.
84: Research Issues in Supportive Care and Palliative Care.
85: Outcomes Assessment in Palliative Care.
86: Measurement of Quality of Life Outcomes.
87: Research Issues: Ethics and Study Design.