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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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

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

Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Keri Thomas, Ben Lobo, and Karen Detering (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is an essential part of quality end of life care in the UK and in most developed countries, enabling more people to live well and die well as they would choose. In the ... 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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

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 DyingA pathway to excellence

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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

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 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

The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Ros Scott and Steven Howlett (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Volunteers have a long history of supporting the development and delivery of hospice and palliative care in most countries throughout the world. As hospice and palliative care services anticipate ... 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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

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 SaundersSelected Writings 1958-2004

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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

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 SaundersA Life and Legacy

Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

David Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cicely Saunders founded St Christopher’s Hospice in London in 1967 as a centre for teaching, research, and care. Its influence quickly spread around the world. Cicely Saunders — A Life and Legacy ... More

Cicely Saunders – Founder of the Hospice MovementSelected letters 1959–1999

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
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

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 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

Dancing with Broken BonesPoverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

David Wendell Moller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This book gives voice and face to a vulnerable and disempowered population whose stories often remain untold: the urban dying poor. Drawing on complex issues surrounding poverty, class, and race, the ... More

Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Death, Dying, and Social Differences

David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Society has become increasingly diverse: multi-cultural, multi-faith, and wide ranging in family structures. The wealthier are healthier and social inequalities are more pronounced. Respecting and ... More

Dignity TherapyFinal Words for Final Days

Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days

Harvey Max Chochinov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195176216
eISBN:
9780199933181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176216.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Turning that principle into ways of guiding care at the end-of-life, however, can be a complicated and ... More

DoctoringThe Nature of Primary Care Medicine

Doctoring: The Nature of Primary Care Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195113235
eISBN:
9780199999828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113235.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book shows how much better fitted advanced concepts of primary care medicine are to America's health-care needs. It offers insights into how primary care physicians can be better trained to meet ... More

Dying at the MarginsReflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor

Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor

David Wendell Moller (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199760145
eISBN:
9780190918118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199760145.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor gives voice to a most vulnerable and disempowered population—the urban dying poor—and connects them to the voices of ... More

Dyspnoea in Advanced DiseaseA guide to clinical management

Dyspnoea in Advanced Disease: A guide to clinical management

Sara Booth and Deborah Dudgeon (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530039
eISBN:
9780191730450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530039.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Dyspnoea (breathlessness) is an uncomfortable awareness of breathing that occurs in approximately 30–75% of terminal cancer patients. It is one of the most distressing symptoms for both patients and ... More

The Edge of MedicineStories of Dying Children and Their Parents

The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

David J. Bearison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

This book is a sequel to When treatment fails: How Medicine Cares for Dying Children (Oxford University Press, 2006). Its purpose was to systematically document persuasive issues that arise in ... More

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