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Caring for Patients at the End of LifeFacing an Uncertain Future Together

Caring for Patients at the End of Life: Facing an Uncertain Future Together

Timothy Quill

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195139402
eISBN:
9780199999859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139402.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

In this book, the author uses his wide range of clinical experience caring for severely ill patients and their families to illustrate the challenges and potential of end-of-life care. Section One ... More

Crossing OverNarratives of Palliative Care

Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

David Barnard, Anna M. Towers, Patricia Boston, and Yanna Lambrinidou

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This book provides a unique view of patients, families, and their caregivers striving together to maintain comfort and hope in the face of incurable illness. The narratives weave together emotions, ... More

End of Life in Care HomesA Palliative Care Approach

End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Jeanne Samson Katz and Sheila M. Peace (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

In our society, the overwhelming majority of people die in later life. They typically die slowly of chronic diseases, with multiple co-existing problems over long periods of time. They spend the ... More

The Nature of Clinical MedicineThe Return of the Clinician

The Nature of Clinical Medicine: The Return of the Clinician

Eric Cassell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199974863
eISBN:
9780190219024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974863.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Clinical medicine, as a thinking discipline, is concerned with not only what clinicians do but also the reasons they do what they do. When physicians act in medicine they have some purpose or goal in ... More

The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This is a revised and expanded edition of a classic in palliative medicine, originally published in 1991, with three added chapters and a new preface summarizing our progress in the area of pain ... More

Palliative care for older peopleA public health perspective

Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Lieve Van den Block, Gwenda Albers, Sandra Martins Pereira, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Roeline Pasman, and Luc Deliens (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198717614
eISBN:
9780191787133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717614.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Populations around the world are ageing rapidly; a growing number of people will live to older ages, will experience multiple and complex chronic conditions, and will need some form of care towards ... More

A Time for Listening and CaringSpirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and
Dying

A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Christina M. Puchalski

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

The connection between spirituality and health has received a lot of attention in both the scientific and lay presses. Is religion good for your health? Should doctors talk with their patients about ... More

Transforming the Culture of DyingThe Work of the Project on Death in America

Transforming the Culture of Dying: The Work of the Project on Death in America

David Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311613
eISBN:
9780199344925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311613.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Over a period of almost ten years, the work of the Project on Death in America (PDIA) played a formative role in the advancement of end-of-life care in the United States. The project concerned itself ... More

The Weeping WillowEncounters with Grief

The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This book is a practical and direct handbook for grieving. It presents 30 stories from real life that examine how we grieve and how we can help those who grieve—whether the griever is oneself, ... More

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