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Palliative care focuses on the management of disease symptoms that produce discomfort and pain, compromise function, or otherwise undermine the quality of life of patients with progressive medical disorders. This first volume in the Topics in Palliative Care series concentrates on four crucial areas; pharmacotherapy of pain, psychosocial adjustment to cancer, management of delirium, and gastrointestinal disorders. Contributors at the forefront of their fields come from varied medical backgrounds to address the controversies and clinical relevance of these topics from the viewpoint of their respective disciplines. They summarize the rapidly advancing scientific foundation of palliative care and discuss the methods necessary to meet patient needs, always keeping in mind practitioners at the bedside. Every volume of ‘Topics in Palliative Care’ explores many interdisciplinary concerns in the area of palliative care, including the management of physical symptoms, psychosocial and spiritual concerns, and ethical issues. The in-depth treatment will be sure to appeal to professionals in a wide range of medical fields.