Palliative Medicine: Evidence-based Symptomatic and Supportive Care for
OUP Australia and New Zealand
5 Mar 2004
In this updated fourth edition of Palliative Medicine, Roger Woodruff draws on recent research and new developments in treatment to survey the principles of palliative care and related ethical issues. The primary focus is on the treatment of pain experienced by patients with advanced cancer and AIDS; the need for a holistic approach to care is also stressed.