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Communication challenges with the elderly

Ron Adelman and Michelle Green

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/9780199238361.003.0046
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

With the present explosive growth of the elderly population and its extensive use of health services, surprisingly little is known about how physicians communicate with older patients. Relatively few ... More


Non-cancer patients as an under-served group

Julia Addington-Hall and Katherine Hunt

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/9780199599400.003.0066
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter argues that end-of-life and palliative care for those with non-malignant conditions is an area that requires innovation and future planning. With the demographic shift towards a more ... More


Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa)

Michael Wright, David Clark, and Jennifer Hunt

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206803
eISBN:
9780191730474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206803.003.0024
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Democratic Republic of the Congo (population 58.32 million people) is a country in Central Africa that covers an area of 2, 345, 410 km2. Interest in palliative care has come to light in the ... More


Volunteering in hospice and palliative care in Australia

Alex Huntir

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter provides an overview of the practice of palliative care volunteering and volunteer management in Australia. The history of volunteering in Australia is briefly considered as are the ... More


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