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The emergence of new forms of dying in contemporary societies

Glennys Howarth

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/9780199599295.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter focuses on the social aspects of dying and the way in which these have changed across historical periods in Western societies. It begins with an examination of dying as a social ... More


Advance Care Planning for the end of life: an overview

Jane Seymour and Gillian Horne

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter first provides brief introductions and an outline of development of ACP. Then, it surveys the evidence base, providing a selective summary of ACP research. Next, it presents a discussion ... More


Faith and Islamic Issues 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/9780195146820.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the importance of faith and spirituality in end-of-life care from the perspective of Islam, explaining the principles of the Islamic religion and suggesting that the terminally ... More


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