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The expansive years (1968–1985)

David Clark

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569695
eISBN:
9780191730559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569695.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on the expansion of the St. Christopher's Hospice, founded by Cicely Saunders. The opening of the hospice marked the culmination of Saunders's vocation, but it also marked the ... More


Realizing a vision (1959–1967)

David Clark

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569695
eISBN:
9780191730559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569695.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on Cicely Saunders's conception of a new method that would change the clinical field, particularly care for the dying worldwide. In the summer of 1957, before she acquired her ... More


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


The hospice setting

Nigel Hartley

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Complementary therapy services have been developed in many hospices over the last twenty years. More recently, questions have been raised regarding which therapy or therapies should be used alongside ... More


Introduction

David Clark

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

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569695
eISBN:
9780191730559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569695.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This introductory chapter discusses the author's treatment of the voluminous letters of Cicely Sauders, who was regarded as the founder of the modern hospice movement. A woman of resilience, vision, ... More


Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Cicely Saunders, Mary Baines, and Robert Dunlop

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192625144
eISBN:
9780191730009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625144.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The new edition of this book has been updated to incorporate recent advances in both the approach to, and treatment of, the terminally ill. Based on many years of monitoring clinical practice and ... More


Psychosocial day care

Julie Hearn

in Palliative Day Care in Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

For the purposes of this chapter, psychosocial day care is used to describe a model of care in which patients spend a day at a hospice with a minimum of clinical interventions. This chapter describes ... More


Bereavement, children, and families

Patsy Way

in Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides a description of therapeutic work that was part of the Candle Project at St. Christopher's Hospice. This is a hospice that provides bereavement care to children. A number of ... More


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