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Education in Palliative CareBuilding a Culture of Learning

Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Bee Wee and Nic Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Despite the fact that most palliative care educators are involved in teaching, there is little literature devoted to education specifically within palliative care. This book bridges that gap, giving ... More

End of Life ChoicesConsensus and controversy

End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Fiona Randall and Robin Downie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

A book for nurses, doctors and all who provide end of life care, this volume guides readers through the ethical complexities of such care, including current policy initiatives, and encourages debate ... More

Evaluating Palliative CareEstablishing the Evidence Base

Evaluating Palliative Care: Establishing the Evidence Base

Margaret Robbins

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192626219
eISBN:
9780191730016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192626219.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The past 30 years has seen a huge expansion in the provision of palliative care services. Because palliative medicine is a multidisciplinary specialty – combining the expertise of oncologists, ... More

Family Carers in Palliative CareA guide for health and social care professionals

Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Peter Hudson and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Support for the family is a key component of palliative care practice and philosophy, with both patient and family construed as the ‘unit of care’. However, there is not always formal acknowledgement ... More

Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative
Care

Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

David Kissane, Barry Bultz, Phyllis Butow, and Ilora Finlay (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This book provides clinicians with practical and evidence-based guidelines to achieve effective, patient-centred communication in the areas of cancer and palliative care. It breaks communication down ... More

Hospice and Palliative Care in AfricaA Review of Developments and Challenges

Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa: A Review of Developments and Challenges

Michael Wright and David Clark

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Eight hundred million people live in Africa, a continent which covers 22 percent of the world's surface and encompasses some fifty countries. Conflict, poverty, endemic diseases, and lack of clean ... More

Issues in Palliative Care Research

Issues in Palliative Care Research

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Palliative care is rapidly evolving as a multidimensional therapeutic model devoted to improving the quality of life of all patients with life-threatening illness. Symptom control, management of ... More

Life to be LivedChallenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This is an important book on a very important and increasingly relevant subject for all who are involved in any way with palliative and End of Life Care. It is about the realities, messiness, ... More

Living and Dying with DementiaDialogues about palliative care

Living and Dying with Dementia: Dialogues about palliative care

Neil Small, Katherine Froggatt, and Murna Downs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198566878
eISBN:
9780191730511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566878.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Improvements in health care in the 21st century mean people are living longer, but with the paradox that chronic illness is increasingly prevalent. Dementia, a term used to describe various different ... More

Medicine and Care of the DyingA Modern History

Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History

Milton J. Lewis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195175486
eISBN:
9780199999903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175486.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

There is a growing conflict in medicine between the research imperative, with its implicit goal of overcoming death itself, and the re-emergent clinical imperative to treat death as a part of life ... More

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