Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience Ebook

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Language: English
Publication Date: December 2010
Pages: 616
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The world’s leading source of evidence-based guidance on caring for patients at the end of life. Featuirng the content of the world’s most widely read medical journal, plus completely new, never-before-published content. Perfect for medical students, trainees, and clinicians alike.

Market / Audience
Medical students: 18000/yr US, 250,000 global
NP and PA students: 25,000/yr US, 50,000+ global
IM and FP residents: 30,000 US, 60,000 global
IM and FP clinicians: 140,000 US, 300,000+ global
Palliative medicine: 3000 US
Oncology: 20,000 US, 60,000 global
Social workers

About the Book
In the tradition of the User’s Guides to the Medical Literature, and The Rational Clinical Examination, JAMA/Care at the Close of Life is based on a widely successful series of articles appearing over the course of the last ten years in JAMA, the world’s most widely read medical journal. The series is directed by Stephen McPhee, a leading authoriity of end of life care, and the chief editor of our market leading Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment text.

The articles in the series cover fundamental topics and challenges in caring for patients who have been given a terminal diagnosis. Featuring a strong focus on evidence-based medicine, and organized by clinical cases, the articles are widely read by faculty, medical students, and clinicians who, frankly, have not been given a solid educational experience on this very important medical issue.

The book will be physically modeled after The Rational Clinical Examination , in a full color format that highlights the clinical cases. It will be well suited for use as an required or recommended textbook for medical, PA, and NO students, and as a clinical reference text for trainees and practicing physicians and nurses.

Key Selling Features

  • Based on highy regarded content from the world’s most widely read medical journal
  • All content is completely updated, and extensive new, never-before-published content has been added
  • Case-based, and evidence-based, so its a perfect fit for the way medical students and residents like to learn
  • Focuses on practical, real-world issues for primary care physicians, and avoids esoteric issues of interest only to specialists in palliative care
  • Full color format, modeled after the highly regarded Rational Clinical Examination
  • Includes multimedia materials available on line: Power Point slides for teaching, and video interviews with patients in end-of-life care, so that faculty and students get supplemental resources for learning the art and science of care at the end of life
  • Evidence-based guidance from the world’s leading medical journal, on a critical topic that has been neglected in medical education and training until recently.

Author Profile
JAMA is the world’s most widely read medical journal, and has a reputation for excellence in evidence-based medicine. Stephen McPhee has high visbility on account of his editorship of CMDT, and for his driving role in enhancing end of life care in medical education and training programs. He is: Professor of Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco CA

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