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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


“I can’t ask that!”: promoting discussion of sexuality and effective health service interactions with older non-heterosexual men

Adrian Lee

in Social Policy Review 19: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2007

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349415
eISBN:
9781447303466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349415.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter aims to enhance the understanding of social policy academics and practitioners with regard to the homosexuality of older men, with whom they may interact on a professional basis or write ... More


Subversive attachments: gendered, raced and professional realignments in the ‘new’ NHS

Shona Hunter

in Subversive citizens: Power, agency and resistance in public services

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422088
eISBN:
9781447303619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422088.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter takes a detailed look at the way in which one healthcare professional resists and negotiates his personal and professional identity in the context of a modernisation discourse that ... More


Changing the emphasis from active curative care to active palliative care in haematology patients

David Jeffrey and Ray Owen

in Palliative Care Consultations in Haemato-oncology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528081
eISBN:
9780191730399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528081.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the transition from a curative to a palliative approach in patients with haematological malignancies. It focuses on the challenges faced by the patients, families, and ... More


Communication strategies and skills for optimal pain control

Melanie Lovell and Frances Boyle

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/9780199238361.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Pain is a significant cause of suffering for cancer patients. The onset of pain can herald a host of fears of death, disability, disfigurement, dependence, and distress. The role of healthcare ... More


Wider experiences of help seeking

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/9781861342157.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter looks at the wider help-seeking activities of the participating women. It focuses on the police, social services, teachers, and the criminal-justice system. The importance of ... More


Treatment and Research Ethics

Jennifer Radden (ed.)

in The Philosophy of Psychiatry: A Companion

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195149531
eISBN:
9780199870943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149531.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter analyzes the various ethical issues that arise in psychiatric treatment and research settings. These range from enduring concerns over compulsory treatment and the questions of consent ... More


Images of the Hospice

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham, and Sudi Sharifi

in Inside the Compassionate Organization: Culture, Identity, and Image in an English Hospice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198813958
eISBN:
9780191851865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813958.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

This chapter looks ‘outside’ the Hospice at issues of the organization’s image. The authors talked to staff, volunteers, and members of the general public, as well as to a number of key stakeholders ... More


‘The Personal Touch’:: Voluntarism, The Public and Mental Illness

Vicky Long

in Destigmatising mental illness?: Professional politics and public education in Britain, 1870-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085819
eISBN:
9781781706404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085819.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the interactions of voluntary, professional and state provision in the field of mental health throughout the period 1870 to 1970, focusing on the Mental After Care Association: ... More


Placebo science in medical education

Natasha K. J. Campbell and Amir Raz

in Placebo Talks: Modern perspectives on placebos in society

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199680702
eISBN:
9780191760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680702.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Clinical Psychology

In the past, unbeknownst to many healers, medical treatments owed most, if not all, of their effectiveness to placebo effects. Currently (and again unbeknownst to many healers), placebo effects still ... More


Social Barriers

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0032
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

People with disabilities often face social barriers to physical activity (PA). The purpose of this chapter is to survey research on the most common social groups who limit or prevent people with ... More


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