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Ambulatory care nurses responding to depression

Anthony De La Cruz, Richard Brown, and Steve Passik

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/9780199238361.003.0037
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

A significant percentage of cancer patients develop concomitant psychiatric disorders, such as adjustment disorders, demoralisation, and depression; and those with advanced disease are a particularly ... More


Hybrid regulation: the rise of networks and managerialism

Ellen Kuhlmann

in Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348586
eISBN:
9781447302810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348586.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter outlines how the medical profession takes up the regulatory incentives of managerialism and networking and how this relates to changes in the corporatist arrangements and the ... More


Introduction

Ellen Kuhlmann

in Modernising health care: Reinventing professions, the state and the public

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348586
eISBN:
9781447302810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348586.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health care is a key arena of the modernisation of welfare states. Tighter resources and a changing spectrum of diseases, coupled with new modes of citizenship and demands for public safety, ... More


Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Treatment (OPAT)

Mark Melzer

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0058
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) is the provision of intravenous (IV) antibiotics to patients in the community or an ambulatory care setting. It was first used to treat children ... More


Sepsis—Recognition, Diagnosis, and Management in Adult Patients

Mark Melzer

in Tutorial Topics in Infection for the Combined Infection Training Programme

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198801740
eISBN:
9780191917158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198801740.003.0032
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Sepsis is defined as life- threatening organ dysfunction caused by a detrimental host response to infection. Septic shock is a subset of sepsis in which underlying circulatory and cellular ... More


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