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Poverty and finance

Malcolm Payne

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter argues that understanding and tackling poverty is an important aspect of end of life care, because it reduces social exclusion and forgone care. The importance of poverty as a source of ... More


The role of health economics

Julie Hearn

in Palliative Day Care in Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Different health care interventions have different costs and consequences. The aim of an economic evaluation of health care interventions and organisation is to set out the options available to ... More


Future perspectives for day care

Julie Hearn

in Palliative Day Care in Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter addresses the challenge of ‘generic’ palliative day care more fully. The study shows that the population is ageing and older people will be living with cancer and other life-threatening ... More


The changing National Health Service, user involvement and palliative care

Neil Small

in Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses what has changed and what has remained the same in the National Health Service (NHS). It enumerates the crucial developments that have occurred in the NHS since 1997 and ... More


An introduction to palliative day care: past and present

Julie Hearn

in Palliative Day Care in Practice

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter holds that palliative day care is the fastest growing but least researched component of palliative care services. There is a wide diversity of provision between services with some being ... More


Need for palliative care

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the current level of need for palliative care. In the past, palliative care was often confined to patients with terminal cancer; however, a growing recognition of the need and ... More


Narrative, Story, and Service Evaluation—patients' Stories and their Consequences

Gail Eva

in Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the importance not only of good listening, but also of critical analysis in interpreting the meaning and effects of patient and professional narratives. The chapter begins with ... More


Homeopathy

Elizabeth A Thompson

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0017
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The homeopathic approach is underpinned by the philosophy that each person is unique and may benefit from an individualised prescription. Remedies can be derived from animal, mineral, or plant ... More


Policies on palliative care for older people in Europe

Carlos Centeno, José Miguel Carrasco, Kathrin Woitha, and Eduardo Garralda

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/9780198717614.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

The ageing European population demands management and socio-health services that correspond to its needs, including an increase in long-term care, social inclusion, safety, and well-being. This ... More


Exploring the Experiences of Mr. J. W. Green: Injustice, Poverty, Mistreatment, and Evil Surrounding Serious Illness and Death in Poor African-American People

David Wendell Moller

in Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780199760145
eISBN:
9780190918118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199760145.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Inattentive care and lack of compassion exacerbated the Whites’ suffering, leading to unconscionable indignity for both in the nursing home. Ken and Virble White were a part of the ongoing fabric of ... More


Dying in the Public Hospital System: Institutional Arrangements and Provider Perspectives

David Wendell Moller

in Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter introduces County Health Services (CHS) as the only hospital that provides comprehensive care for the urban poor, undereducated, and racially diverse, and as an intellectual stimulating ... More


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