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Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Keri Thomas and Ben Lobo (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.001.0001

Advance Care Planning is an essential part of the new NHS National Programme on End-of-Life Care, aiming to improve the chances of ‘a good death’ by discussing and planning how this might be managed. ... More

Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Brief Interventions with Bereaved Children

Barbara Monroe and Frances Kraus (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561643
eISBN:
9780191730313
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561643.001.0001

Recent years have seen increasing interest in the needs of children facing bereavement, and a corresponding increase in services to support them. This book addresses and explains the theoretical ... More

Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.001.0001

Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Integrated ... More

Care of the Dying

Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

John Ellershaw and Susie Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.001.0001

Even for the most experienced healthcare professional, managing the last few days of life can be difficult. This book provides guidelines for the care of the dying based on the Liverpool Care Pathway ... More

Caring for Patients at the End of Life

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

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

Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Justin Amery (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.001.0001

Children's palliative care has developed rapidly as a discipline, as health-care professionals recognise that the principles of adult palliative care may not always be applicable to children at the ... More

Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers

Chronic and Terminal Illness: new perspectives on caring and carers

Sheila Payne and Caroline Ellis-Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631671
eISBN:
9780191730191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631671.001.0001

Most chronically and terminally ill patients are cared for in their own homes by family and friends, rather than in hospitals or hospices. These carers are an invaluable free resource and there is an ... More

Cicely Saunders

Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Cicely Saunders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.001.0001

Cicely Saunders is universally acclaimed as a pioneer of modern hospice care. Trained initially in nursing and social work, she qualified in medicine in 1958 and subsequently dedicated the whole of ... More

Cicely Saunders – Founder of the Hospice Movement

Cicely Saunders – Founder of the Hospice Movement: Selected letters 1959–1999

David Clark

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569695
eISBN:
9780191730559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569695.001.0001

Cicely Saunders is universally acclaimed as a pioneer of modern hospice care. Trained initially in nursing and social work, she qualified in medicine in 1958 and subsequently dedicated the whole of ... More

Crossing Over

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

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

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