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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 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


Academic Health Centers Under Stress: Internal Dilemmas

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Throughout its history, the American medical school, like the rest of the country's system of higher education, had been shaped by social, economic, and political developments in the larger society. ... More


Art Therapy

Paola Luzzatto and Bonnie Gabriel

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/9780199297559.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter offers a definition of art therapy and a brief history of its development as a profession, first in the United Kingdom and the United States, and then throughout the world. The main ... More


Bedside

Steven M. Stowe

in Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828854
eISBN:
9781469603629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876268_stowe.9
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how orthodox practitioners initiate care at community bedsides, shedding light on the distinctive way they employ diagnostic and therapeutic means. It discusses the reasons ... More


The Lives of Others

Steven M. Stowe

in Doctoring the South: Southern Physicians and Everyday Medicine in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828854
eISBN:
9781469603629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876268_stowe.10
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Over the course of treatment, physicians become drawn into the lives of others. By looking at the daybooks of mid-century physicians, this chapter illuminates doctors' purposes and self-images, their ... More


The Values at the Bedside Study: Bedside Rationing by Physicians

Samia A. Hurst, Anne Slowther, Reidun Førde, and Marion Danis

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter summarizes the main results of the Values at the Bedside study, an NIH-funded, European survey of doctors in Norway, Italy, Switzerland and the UK. This study showed that doctors ... More


The Interaction of Bedside Rationing and the Fairness of Health Care Systems: Physicians’ Views

Samia A. Hurst, Reidun Førde, Anne Slowther, and Marion Danis

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

As physicians are confronted with scarcity and with the effects of cost-containment policies on clinical practice, they occupy a unique position from which to observe the impact of priorities set by ... More


The Swiss Context

Samia A. Hurst

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter provides an overview of the Swiss health care system and of discussions regarding priority setting in Switzerland, in order to provide some background for the interpretation of responses ... More


What Is Translational Medicine?

Miriam Solomon

in Making Medical Knowledge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198732617
eISBN:
9780191796838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732617.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Translational medicine emerged in the early 2000s. Its main focus (T1) is “bench to bedside and back” research. This chapter argues that the focus on evidence-based medicine in the 1990s obscured the ... More


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