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Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients$
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Julia Addington-Hall and Irene Higginson

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780192629609

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.001.0001

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Neurodegenerative disease

Neurodegenerative disease

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(p.44) Chapter 4 Neurodegenerative disease
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Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients
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Tony OʼBrien

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0005

This chapter focuses on the palliative care of adult patients with the more common, progressive neurodegenerative conditions. It examines the principles of care that apply to patients with multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease/amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and Huntington's disease.

Keywords:   patient care, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease

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