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The Clinical Decision Tree of Oral Health in Geriatrics

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the Clinical Decision Tree—a visual representation of a systematic understanding of an entire decision process in rendering clinical decisions in geriatric dentistry. To the ... More


Qualitative Methods for Practice Research

Jeffrey Longhofer, Jerry Floersch, and Janet Hoy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195398472
eISBN:
9780199979325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398472.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Qualitative methods have become increasingly popular among researchers in the professions: social work, nursing, education, business, computer science, and occupational therapy. And while many ... More


Managing meditation in clinical practice

Patricia Canington

in The Psychology of Meditation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521945
eISBN:
9780191688478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521945.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In recent years modern forms of meditation have been developed which possess therapeutic properties. This chapter describes how these new forms, simplified and divested of ... More


Clinical–ethical implications and applications

Fabrizio Benedetti

in Placebo Effects: Understanding the mechanisms in health and disease

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199559121
eISBN:
9780191724022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559121.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

The recent neurobiological advances in placebo research can stimulate the development of new clinical trial designs for the validation of new treatments, and lead to an uncertainty principle, whereby ... More


What Is Community-Based Clinical Practice?: Traditions and Transformations

Phebe Sessions and Anita Lightburn

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

Creative and responsive community-based clinical practice has emerged through a host of initiatives and programs that are now recognized as important means for meeting mental health needs. There is ... More


Community-Based Clinical Practice: Re-Creating the Culture of Care

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The culture of mental health care is being reshaped through community-based innovations, both across the United States and internationally, that are enabling healing and recovery in community. This ... More


An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Elizabeth Haxby, David Hunter, and Siân Jaggar (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Clinical governance is integral to healthcare and all doctors must have an understanding of both basic principles, and how to apply them in daily practice. Within the Clinical Governance framework, ... More


Evaluating Community-Based Clinical Practice

Martha Morrison Dore and Anita Lightburn

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The evaluation of social programs and clinical practice has become an essential component of collective efforts to solve, ameliorate, or prevent the problems and difficulties that negatively impact ... More


Reasons for Hope for Children and Families: A Perspective and Overview

Barbara J. Burns

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter argues that there are reasons for hope in terms of improved treatment and better outcomes in the field of child mental health. It cites four factors that provide the basis for hope and ... More


Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Anita Lightburn and Phebe Sessions (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This volume builds the bridge between books on community practice and on clinical practice, including 33 chapters written by social workers, psychologists, and psychiatrists, for clinicians making ... More


Palliative Care Perspectives

James L. Hallenbeck

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Drawing from his extensive clinical experience and many years of teaching, the author of this book has written a guide to palliative care for clinicians. The topics addressed range from an overview ... More


Evidence for Population Health

Richard Heller

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529743
eISBN:
9780191723919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529743.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book aims to show the value of developing and applying an evidence base to public health. The application of evidence to clinical practice is well established, and the field of evidence-based ... More


Conclusion

Jennifer Radden and John Z. Sadler

in The Virtuous Psychiatrist: Character Ethics in Psychiatric Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195389371
eISBN:
9780199866328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389371.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The brief concluding chapter returns to the questions, first introduced in Chapter 5, of whether, and how, virtue can be taught. The preceding discussions have laid out reasons why virtue should be ... More


Development of modern epidemiology: clinical epidemiology

Richard F. Heller

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the development of clinical epidemiology. It shows that the population approach, through epidemiological theory and practice, has found a ready and sustained application in ... 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


Evidence-Based Medicine in Neurology

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.19
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the principals and practice of evidence-based medicine (EBM), its limitations, and future directions for EBM. The goal of EBM is to provide high quality information in “real ... More


The Development of a Community-Based System of Care

Susan C. Ayers and D. Russell Lyman

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

Shirley, a 33-year-old African-American mother of seven children, became involved with agency clinicians in 1988, after all the children had been removed from her care multiple times by the state's ... More


Principles of designing clinical trials in palliative care

Michael I. Bennett

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Clinical practice in palliative care is focused primarily on improving the quality of life for people that are facing advanced and incurable disease. As such, clinical trials are used to test and ... More


The future of family caregiving: research, social policy and clinical practice

Peter Hudson and Sheila Paynem

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the future of family caregiving in terms of clinical practice, social policy, and research. It discusses the main reasons why offering support to family carers should be an ... More


Introduction

James C. Raines

in Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366266
eISBN:
9780199864027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366266.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families, Research and Evaluation

This introductory chapter addresses five major reasons for evidence-based practice and three philosophies of science that might serve to under gird it. The five reasons are ethical, legal, clinical, ... More


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