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Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Mari Lloyd-Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Caring for patients with a terminal illness and their families requires the skills of many professionals working together as a team. It is often the psychosocial issues surrounding patients and ... More


Medical Safety and Neuroergonomics

Matthew Rizzo, Sean McEvoy, and John Lee

in Neuroergonomics: The brain at work

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177619
eISBN:
9780199864683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177619.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter considers how neuroergonomics—the study of the brain and behavior at work in healthy and impaired states—is relevant to assessments and interventions in patient safety at the levels of ... More


Preaching the gospel of national virility

FEARGHAL McGARRY

in Eoin O’Duffy: A Self-Made Hero

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199226672
eISBN:
9780191696268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226672.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the darker side to Eoin O'Duffy's success and celebrity as commissioner of Garda Síochána. It explains that from his earliest days as commissioner, O'Duffy promoted a cult of ... More


Agrarianism and the Good Society: Land, Culture, Conflict, and Hope

Eric T. Freyfogle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124391
eISBN:
9780813134888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124391.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Every society expresses its fundamental values and hopes in the ways it inhabits its landscapes. In this exploration, this book raises difficult questions about America's core values while ... More


Communication in care of the dying

Susie Wilkinson

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses a major component of the successful delivery of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP): communication, specifically with patients and their carers. The chapter ... More


The Myth of Culture War:: The Disparity between Private Opinion and Public Politics

Paul DiMaggio

in The Fractious Nation?: Unity and Division in Contemporary American Life

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220430
eISBN:
9780520936911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220430.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides a chastening caution to fearsome scenarios of fragmentation by seeking a more precise definition of fragmentation than is common in the popular discussion. It also proposes a ... More


Cultural issues in palliative care for older people

Gysels Marjolein

in Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198717614
eISBN:
9780191787133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717614.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

With the ageing of populations, governments are increasingly including palliative care in their health systems. The level of service development is documented through mapping exercises but little is ... More


Western Politeness Theory and Non-Western Context

Jung-ran Park

in Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the cultural issues and controversies involved in the theoretical frameworks of linguistic politeness. It analyzes the theoretical accounts of non-Western sociocultural ... More


Culture

Robert Dunbar

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses what the Scottish Parliament has achieved in the area of culture. There has been significant legislative activity with respect to the Gaelic language. Provisions on Gaelic ... More


The politics of ‘W-ism’

Ashbee Edward

in The Bush Administration, Sex and the Moral Agenda

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072765
eISBN:
9781781701294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072765.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the development of George W. Bush's thinking, the ways in which it has been shaped by the need to capture the votes of those with moderate attitudes and the electoral ... More


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