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The Boundaries of Professional Legitimacy

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which a number of elements of health promotion, namely its prevention orientation, its population orientation, and its well-being orientation, shape ... More


Managing Healthcare: Making or Breaking Healthcare Goods?

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines some of the ways in which forms of management shape professional roles and professional ethics. It also considers the ways in which management itself represents an increasingly ... More


Introduction

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This Introduction starts by outlining the issues raised in this book and the purpose of the book. It goes on to summarize the contents of the parts that follow. Part 1, is an essay in moral ... More


Regulation of Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals

Robert I. Field

in Health Care Regulation in America: Complexity, Confrontation, and Compromise

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195159684
eISBN:
9780199864423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159684.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents the regulatory structure for health care professionals with an emphasis on physicians. It traces the history of the formalization of the medical profession, initiated by the ... More


Choice and Advance Care Planning (ACP): definition, professional responsibilities

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie

in End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses concept of advance care planning (ACP) in end of life care and explains the responsibilities of health care professionals in ACP. Properly conducted, ACP is likely to enable ... More


Professional Bodies and Professional Regulation in Hong Kong

David A. Levin

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter views professions as communities of practice that develop and apply specialized knowledge and skills that have been acquired through a lengthy and structured process of formal education ... More


Action to Protect Health and the Environment

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee L. Guidotti

in Basic Environmental Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on ethical issues and the applications of the discussions in the preceding chapters. It also discusses the role of environmental health professionals.


Assessment and treatment of psychosocial and spiritual problems

Fiona Randall

in The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567363
eISBN:
9780191730535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567363.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

WHO defines palliative care as an approach that is not only aimed at improving the quality of life of the patients and their families but also one aimed at the treatment of the physical, ... More


Communication Issues

Cathy Heaven and Peter Maguire

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216420
eISBN:
9780191730306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216420.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the problems health professionals involved in cancer and palliative care report in communicating with patients, families, and colleagues. It proposes a three-step guide for ... More


The role of health professionals

Kelley DeVane Hart and Bonnie A. Spear

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The past decade has witnessed a phenomenal increase in the awareness and concerns over childhood obesity prevention and intervention. Many view the health care provider as ‘jumping onboard’ too ... More


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