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Development of Palliative Care Services

Milton J. Lewis

in Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195175486
eISBN:
9780199999903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175486.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on the spread of the palliative care movement from the United Kingdom to other Anglo-Saxon countries. It begins with a look at the development of modern palliative care, before ... More


The Expansive Years of Hospice in the World (1967 – 1985)

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cicely Saunders rose steadily though the honours system — from O.B.E., to Dame, to Order of Merit. She mixed with archbishops and aristocrats. Journalists and writers sought her out. This may have ... More


Care of the Dying Child and the Bereaved

David J. Bearison and Raymond K. Mulhern

in Pediatric Psychooncology: Psychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195079319
eISBN:
9780199999804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079319.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The care of children who are dying of cancer and their bereaved families is a growing concern both in this country and others. This chapter discusses the pediatric hospice movement from a historical ... More


Setting out to meet the need

R.J. DUNLOP and J.M. HOCKLEY

in Hospital-based Palliative Care Teams: The Hospital/Hospice Interface

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629807
eISBN:
9780191730061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629807.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter focuses on the different ways specialist palliative care teams have been set up. It also addresses the important issue of evaluation of services. The chapter considers the two principal ... More


The need for palliative care teams

R.J. DUNLOP and J.M. HOCKLEY

in Hospital-based Palliative Care Teams: The Hospital/Hospice Interface

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629807
eISBN:
9780191730061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629807.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book is about taking and adapting the philosophy of care developed within hospice units and applying it to the hospital environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines palliative care ... More


Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

David Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cicely Saunders founded St Christopher’s Hospice in London in 1967 as a centre for teaching, research, and care. Its influence quickly spread around the world. Cicely Saunders — A Life and Legacy ... More


Epilogue: Making Sense of Cicely Saunders

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cicely Saunders married late in life and had no children. Her closest personal relationships were complicated. Her steely look and assured manner masked years of vulnerability, poor self-image, and ... More


Prologue: Whys and Wherefores

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The prologue describes the methods and sources that underpin the biography. Principal among these are the recently consolidated and extensive Cicely Saunders’s archives at King’s College London. Also ... More


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