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Evaluating Palliative Care: Establishing the Evidence Base

Margaret Robbins

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192626219
eISBN:
9780191730016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192626219.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The past 30 years has seen a huge expansion in the provision of palliative care services. Because palliative medicine is a multidisciplinary specialty – combining the expertise of oncologists, ... More


Resilience and paediatric palliative care

Joan Marston

in Resilience in Palliative Care: Achievement in adversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199206414
eISBN:
9780191730320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206414.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines resilience in the paediatric palliative care setting. Children facing life-threatening illness, whether in themselves or a close family member, and children experiencing loss, ... More


Europe

Marilène Filbet and Philip Larkin

in Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The European face of palliative care is ever-changing and bodies such as the EAPC have a responsibility to respond appropriately. This requires vision and conviction to meet challenges. Although the ... More


The education strategy to implement the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)

Deborah Murphy

in Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter reviews the development of an education strategy that is based on the process of implementing the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in the Acute Hospital Sector. It ... More


Ethical Issues In Multidisciplinary Teamwork Within Palliative Care

Bobbie Farsides (ed.)

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines ethical issues in the multidisciplinary teamwork setting in palliative care. It contends that one of the great advantages of the multidisciplinary team is that each subgroup ... More


Supporting the professional carers

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/9780192629807.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

A sound knowledge of terminal care and the skills to pass on this knowledge are essential for the educational role of the palliative team. This chapter examines this role in more detail. It also ... More


Working as a multidisciplinary team

Jane Turner

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/9780199238361.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

A multidisciplinary team is a collection of individuals who are interdependent in their tasks, who share responsibility for outcomes, who see themselves and are seen by others as an intact social ... More


Challenges for the professional carer

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter considers some of the challenges experienced by professionals who care for the seriously ill and the dying. Itrecommends ‘patient-centred care’ and reviews its range and focus, and the ... More


Spirituality and spiritual palliative care for older people

Gijsberts Marie-José H.E.

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/9780198717614.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Spirituality, defined by Cicely Saunders as ‘the whole area of thought concerning moral values throughout life’, is an important area in maintaining psychological wellbeing and quality of life in ... More


Multidisciplinary care: nursing care

Dallas Forshew

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The nurse is a generalist who needs the ability to be all things to all people at an ALS centre and must have the qualities of flexibility, creativity, warmth, empathy and more, acting as a ... More


Advance care planning in the community

Peter Nightingale, Scott Murray, and Chris Absolon

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/9780198802136.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Advance care planning (ACP) is becoming more widely used as part of a drive to improve personalized care planning, but there is still more work to be done. Electronic Palliative Care Co-ordination ... More


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