Chapter 9. The Management of Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Advanced Liver Disease

  1. Christina Faull MB BS, BMed Sci, MD, FRCP1,
  2. Yvonne H. Carter OBE BSc MB BS MD FRCGP FMedSci2 and
  3. Lilian Daniels BNurs (Hons) RGN HV Onccert Cert. Ed3
  1. Andrew Chilton and
  2. Christina Faull

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755877.ch9

Handbook of Palliative Care, Second Edition

Handbook of Palliative Care, Second Edition

How to Cite

Chilton, A. and Faull, C. (2005) The Management of Gastrointestinal Symptoms and Advanced Liver Disease, in Handbook of Palliative Care, Second Edition (eds C. Faull, Y. H. Carter and L. Daniels), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755877.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Consultant in Palliative Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester and LOROS - the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice, Groby Road, Leicester

  2. 2

    Dean, Warwick Medical School, the University of Warwick, Coventry

  3. 3

    PhD Candidate. Formally Macmillan Research Lecturer, Centre for Palliative Care and Oncology, University of Central England, Birmingham

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121125

Online ISBN: 9780470755877

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Keywords:

  • liver disease;
  • cachexia;
  • nutrition;
  • nasogastric feeding;
  • nausea

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cachexia, anorexia and nutrition

  • Mouth care

  • Oesophageal problems

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Hiccup

  • Endoluminal stents

  • Liver disease

  • Malignant bowel obstruction

  • Constipation

  • Rectal problems of advanced cancer

  • Stoma care

  • Acknowledgement