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Hospice Care for Children

Ann Armstrong-Dailey and Sarah Zarbock (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Children with life-threatening and terminal illnesses—and their families—require a unique kind of care to meet a wide variety of needs. This book, now in its third edition, provides an authoritative ... More


Pediatrics and Palliative Care: Learning from One Another

Ira Byock

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter stresses the importance of the collaboration between palliative care and pediatrics in the care of children with terminal or progressive illness. It explains that these two disciplines ... More


Withholding and Withdrawing Curative Treatments

David J. Bearison

in When Treatment Fails: How medicine cares for dying children

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156126
eISBN:
9780199999873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156126.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses issues in withholding and withdrawing curative treatments for a child under palliative care. It tries to determine the proper time to discontinue the treatments and when to ... More


Conclusions

David J. Bearison

in When Treatment Fails: How medicine cares for dying children

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156126
eISBN:
9780199999873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156126.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter concludes that the most compelling part of the narratives found in the preceding chapters is the diverse ways in which they are able to capture the changes of end-of-life issues in ... More


Home from Hospital

Jacqueline Worswick

in A House Called Helen: The Development of Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632357
eISBN:
9780191730122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632357.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

After bringing Helen home from hospital for good, the family felt an enormous sense of relief. The contrast between the hospital and home was, while comforting in one sense, daunting in another. In ... More


Advanced Care Planning: thinking ahead for parents and children

Angela Thompson

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter describes the spectrum of conditions involved requiring ACP in paediatrics, the challenges of ACP in paediatrics, and drivers, evidence base, tools, and pathways to support paediatric ... More


Contextual Analysis of Patient Suffering

Betty R. Ferrell

in The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195333121
eISBN:
9780199999910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333121.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter intends to bring the suffering person's voice to this text. The perspectives include those of pediatrics, critical care, oncology, geriatrics, pain management, and family caregivers. ... 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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