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Working with interpreters and achieving culturally competent communication

Steven Klimidis and Harry Minas

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/9780199238361.003.0031
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Healthcare around the world is currently experimenting with the development of culturally and linguistically competent workforces and systems of care. Fundamental to this enterprise is redressing the ... More


Epilogue: a message to all surgeons

Geoffrey P. Dunn and Alan G. Johnson

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the authors' message to all surgeons regarding surgical palliative care. First, it determines whether surgical palliative care can be considered as a new fundamental basis for ... More


Knowing the Patient

Eric J. Cassell

in The Nature of Healing: The Modern Practice of Medicine

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369052
eISBN:
9780199979103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369052.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

We use patient because the role of the patient has an impact on the person and, like all contexts and roles, is determinate in part of the persons presentation to the world. Physicians must train ... More


Advance care planning in chronic disease: finding the known in the midst of the unknown

Karen Detering, Elizabeth Sutton, and Scott Fraser

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.003.0025
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

People are living longer lives with a greater burden of disease. Diseases which contribute significantly to this burden are chronic kidney disease; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart ... More


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