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Reflective Learning

Nic Hughes

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/9780198569855.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The belief that a process of reflection can turn experience into learning originates in the world of adult education and in the last two decades has also permeated health and social care education ... More


Denial and communication

Linda Sheahan and Simon Wein

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/9780199238361.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Patients who appear not to acknowledge the diagnosis of an illness, or its gravity, are said to be ‘in denial’. Denial is a common reaction, especially when an illness is life-threatening. The ... More


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