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Multidimensional assessment of dyspnea

Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman and Deborah Dudgeon

in Dyspnoea in Advanced Disease: A guide to clinical management

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530039
eISBN:
9780191730450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530039.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

dyspnoea is a subjective experience that includes interactions of various physical, psychological, social, and environmental factors that influence the person's perception of the symptom. This ... More


Overview of Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases

David DeMatteo, Daniel C. Murrie, Natalie M. Anumba, and Michael E. Keesler

in Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385809
eISBN:
9780199895311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385809.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of conducting forensic mental health assessments in death penalty cases. It begins by briefly tracing the history and development of the specialty field of forensic ... More


Multidimensional assessment of dyspnoea

Ingrid Harle and Deborah Dudgeon

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Dyspnoea is a common and distressing symptom in people with advanced disease of diverse aetiologies. The American Thoracic Society defines dyspnoea as: ‘a subjective experience of breathing ... More


Applied Aspects of Hand Function

Lynette A. Jones and Susan J. Lederman

in Human Hand Function

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195173154
eISBN:
9780199786749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173154.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The results of fundamental research on human hand function offer valuable information about the capacities and limitations of the human user. Such information may be directed toward the solution of a ... More


Terminal pain

CICELY SAUNDERS, MARY BAINES, and ROBERT DUNLOP

in Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192625144
eISBN:
9780191730009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625144.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines pain management problems in terminally ill patients. Terminal pain is frequently treated ineptly and the public myth that death from cancer involves unremitting distress is ... More


Clinical Consultation

Lynn Milgram Mayer

in Consultation Theory and Practice: A Handbook for School Social Workers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934621
eISBN:
9780190206352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934621.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter defines “clinical consultation” that includes three primary approaches: 1) completion of psychosocial case histories to facilitate the development of IEPs; 2) identification of family ... More


Physiology and pathophysiology of cough

Ian D. Pavord

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

All pulmonary and many non-pulmonary conditions can present with a cough. Most will be evident after a simple clinical assessment that includes a history, physical examination, a chest radiograph, ... More


Rehabilitation

L. S. Illis

in Spinal Cord Dysfunction: Volume II: Intervention and Treatment

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192617873
eISBN:
9780191724312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192617873.003.0014
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System

Although the future, as regards patients with spinal injury, must lie in the fields of regrowth and connection of nerve fibres and in the development of genetic engineering techniques to encourage ... More


Mental health, risk and antisocial behaviour in young offenders: challenges and opportunities

Sue Bailey, Robert Vermeiren, and Paul Mitchell

in Young people and 'risk'

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420008
eISBN:
9781447304364
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420008.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the significant overlap between the risk factors for offending, poor mental health and substance use, and assessed risk factors. Research on the prevalence of mental disorders ... More


Clinical assessment of patients with pruritus

Zbigniew Zylicz

in Pruritus in Advanced Disease

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198525103
eISBN:
9780191730238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525103.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter clinically assesses patients with pruritus. Although pruritus is not a disease, it is a symptom that can accompany many conditions. The chapter looks at the possible symptoms that can ... More


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