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Public health policy regarding end-of-life care in sub-Saharan Africa

Julia Downing and Richard Harding

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0087
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on public health policy regarding end-of-life care in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). There is an overwhelming need for quality palliative care services across SSA. Centres of ... More


Documentary analysis and policy

Margaret O'connor

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter gives documentary analysis and policy. It also provides an introduction to discourse analysis. It then attempts to reveal a health policy, which is mostly hidden in the issues of death ... More


Place of death and end-of-life care

Siew Tzuh Tang and Chen-Hsiu Chen

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter describes where people die in various European, Asian, and North-American countries, and which factors influence place of death. Generally, terminal patients and their informal ... More


Social inequalities at the end of life

Jonathan Koffman

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0078
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter appraises the evidence, principally from the UK and the USA, to determine in which ways the ‘socially excluded’ — the poor, black, and minority ethnic (BME) groups, asylum seekers and ... More


Discussing adverse outcomes with patients

Thomas H Gallagher and Afaf Girgis

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0028
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Few communication challenges are as difficult for healthcare providers as talking with patients about adverse events, especially when the adverse event was due to a medical error. Ethicists and ... More


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