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The Healthcare Professional as Person: The Spirituality of Providing Care at the End of Life

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the spirituality of healthcare professionals in providing care at the end of life. It explains how one might cultivate a spiritual sensibility in medical practice that will be ... More


Communicating about sexuality in cancer care

John W Robinson and Joshua J Lounsberry

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0035
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Extensive research has shown that cancer, and the treatment thereof, can interfere with healthy sexual functioning. Indeed, sexual dysfunction is frequently cited as one of the top adverse effects of ... More


Communication skills training and research: the Brussels experience

Isabelle Merckaert, Yves Libert, and Darius Razavi

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0058
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

In the last two decades, communication skills training programmes, designed for healthcare professionals working in cancer care, have been the focus of several of the research endeavours of the ... 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


Treatment options

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The stage-one participants' experiences of treatment were examined in Chapter Four. This identified a number of treatments that they had been offered, and examined how they perceived such treatment ... More


Wider multi-agency collaborations

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

From the outset, this research has contextualised the health interaction between women who experience domestic violence and healthcare professionals within the wider help-seeking activities of the ... More


Training

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines a range of practical tools that can be utilised in both training and clinical practice. If a general practitioner perceives his own role in relation to the other services ... More


Definitions of domestic violence, roles and responsibilities

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Part Two of this text focuses on the perceptions of healthcare professionals. This chapter focuses on definitions of domestic violence suggested by stage-two participants. This question was asked to ... More


Explanations of causes

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how healthcare professionals perceive patients who present with domestic-violence-related injuries. While some of these perceptions come from clinical experience, they ... More


Physical versus non-physical injuries

Emma Williamson

in Domestic violence and health: The response of the medical profession

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342157
eISBN:
9781447302148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342157.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Part One identified the experiences of the stage-one participants in relation to their clinical interactions with healthcare professionals. A number of issues were acknowledged, including the extent ... More


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