Bücher zum Thema aussuchen Bücherliste: Palliativmedizin

Allgemeine Aspekte der Palliativmedizin
Das palliativmedizinische Team
Alte Menschen in der Palliativmedizin
Kinder in der Palliativmedizin

Die Sterbephase
Sterbehilfe, Sterbebegleitung, Patientenverfügung
Krankenpflege in der letzten Lebensphase

Dermatologische Beschwerden
Ernährung und Flüssigkeitsversorgung
Magen-Darm Beschwerden

Lungen- und Atemwegsbeschwerden
Neurologische Beschwerden
Seelische und geistige Beschwerden
Urologische Beschwerden


Allgemeine Aspekte der Palliativmedizin: Weitere Informationen


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