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The Next Epidemic: Pain and the Politics of Relief in Botswana’s Cancer Ward

Julie Livingston

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks closely at some of the more fine-grained processes of clinical care in order to suggest how cancer, as an emergent issue in African public health, forces longstanding questions of ... More


Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Jennifer Barraclough (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book is a guide to complementary cancer therapies, also described as natural or holistic therapies. More and more patients are turning to these therapies as there is now considerable evidence ... More


Evaluating the Relationship of Fatigue to Depression and Anxiety in Cancer Patients

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Clinicians and researchers have been challenged to understand how fatigue may be related to depression and anxiety in patients with cancer. The need to understand this relationship stems from two ... More


Music therapy supports parent–infant attachments: In families affected by life threatening cancer

Clare O’Callaghan and Brigid Jordan

in Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses how music therapy can help parents and infants affected by cancer. One of the most profoundly distressing aspects for parents with cancer is imagining that they will not be ... More


Psychosocial programme development

Barry D Bultz, Paul B Jacobsen, and Matthew Loscalzo

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/9780199238361.003.0045
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

There are always challenges to the initiation of new programmes in healthcare, especially given the propensity for politics to dominate decision-making in the healthcare system. Consequently, ... 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


Resilient organizations: Part 2 Organizational resilience within the National Health Service and cancer care

Timothy Jackson

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/9780199206414.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines organizational resilience within the National Health Service and cancer and palliative care in Great Britain. It explains that organizational resilience can be considered as the ... More


Promoting treatment adherence

Kelly B Haskard and M Robin DiMatteo

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/9780199238361.003.0026
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Patient adherence (also termed compliance or concordance) involves the degree to which a patient carries out, correctly and completely, the medical regimen recommended by the patient's health ... More


Communicating about sexuality in cancer care

John W Robinson and Joshua J Lounsberry

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/9780199238361.003.0035
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Extensive research has shown that cancer, and the treatment thereof, can interfere with healthy sexual functioning. Indeed, sexual dysfunction is frequently cited as one of the top adverse effects of ... More


The Australian model

Caroline Nehill and Alison Evans

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/9780199238361.003.0056
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

In Australia, management of cancer patients occurs along a continuum starting with screening and diagnosis, through treatment and supportive care, to follow-up, and, in some cases, palliative and ... More


The work of an independent cancer help centre

Sara R Miller and Ruth Sewell

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

As the UK's leading holistic cancer charity, Penny Brohn Cancer Care (formerly the Bristol Cancer Help Centre) has pioneered the Bristol Approach to care for cancer patients and those close to them. ... More


End-of-life communication training

Tomer Levin and Joseph S Weiner

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/9780199238361.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Experience alone is not enough to ensure optimal doctor-patient communication at the end of life — formal communication skills training (CST) is necessary to produce improved outcomes. This chapter ... More


Communication in oncology pharmacy: the challenge of treatment adherence

Venetia Bourrier and Brent Schacter

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/9780199238361.003.0044
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

As with other professions, pharmacists have experienced a change from traditional drug-oriented services, including distribution and preparation, toward patient-oriented services. Many professional ... More


Choice and co-ordination of therapies: the family doctor as guide

Catherine Zollman

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The task of navigating the maze of potential complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments and integrating CAM into a personal cancer care plan is often complex, time-consuming, and ... More


Reflexology

Peter A Mackereth and Clive S O'hara

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Reflexology is practised in many countries and has an ancient history. It involves working on the feet and besides increasing comfort, relaxation, and well-being for patients and carers, it can help ... More


Responding to difficult emotions

Jennifer Philip and David W Kissane

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/9780199238361.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Clinicians must be prepared to allow the expression of a variety of emotions, including anger, in cancer care. There are times during the illness when emotional responses may be anticipated, such as ... More


Conducting a family meeting

Nessa Coyle and David W Kissane

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/9780199238361.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Family meetings in oncology occur most commonly in four settings. The first is soon after diagnosis, when the cancer patients and their families are being oriented to the disease, potential treatment ... More


The Roter Interaction Analysis System (RIAS): applicability within the context of cancer and palliative care

Debra Roter

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/9780199238361.003.0062
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Technological advances have made the observation and analysis of large numbers of medical visits feasible, and indeed, the number of empirical studies of communication between doctors and patients ... More


Acupuncture

Beverley de Valois

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Acupuncture is a therapeutic technique that evolved from ancient Oriental theories and practices of medicine. Since the 1970s, it has become increasingly popular in the West as a means of preventing ... More


Clinician perspectives on shared decision-making

Martin HN Tattersall

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/9780199238361.003.0029
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Shared decision-making (SDM) between physician and patient is now widely considered to be a desirable goal in many healthcare contexts. However, little is known about current SDM practice in cancer ... More


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