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Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks and Past Research

Peter J. Pecora, Ronald C. Kessler, Jason Williams, A. Chris Downs, Diana J. English, James White, and Kirk O'Brien

in What Works in Foster Care?: Key Components of Success From the Northwest Foster Care Alumni Study

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195175912
eISBN:
9780199865628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175912.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

To understand the context and environment of the alumni while in foster care and their influence on adult outcomes, this chapter is divided into four sections. The first section deals with foster ... More


Kinship Care in the Public Child Welfare System: A Systematic Review of the Research

Maria Scannapieco

in Kinship Foster Care: Policy, Practice, and Research

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195109405
eISBN:
9780199865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109405.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents a systematic review (SR) of kinship care research. It begins with an explanation of the SR method. The findings of the systematic review are presented in three broad categories: ... More


Introduction

Julia M. Addington-hall

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the main purpose of the book, which is to provide a research methods textbook that is focused solely on palliative care. The book aims to contribute to an increase in both the ... More


Qualitative methods of data collection and analysis

Sheila Payne

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of qualitative methods of data collection and analysis. It also serves as an introduction to the most useful and frequently used methods in palliative ... More


Ethical and practice issues in qualitative research

Frances Sheldon and Anita Sargeant

in Research Methods in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530251
eISBN:
9780191729980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530251.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses other ethical and practical issues in palliative care research from the perspective of qualitative research, and serves as a complementary discussion to Chapter 2. The ... More


Palliative care in the global context: Understanding policies to support end-of-life care

David Clark

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199599400
eISBN:
9780191739170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599400.003.0093
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter reviews the progress that has been made in research into global palliative care development during the first decade of the new millennium. It sets out the work that has been done by key ... More


Research on care: what impact on policy and planning?

Kari Wærness

in Cash and care: Policy challenges in the welfare state

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348562
eISBN:
9781447301615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348562.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter discusses developments in research and policy on care, based on the recent experiences of the Nordic social democratic welfare regimes, which comparative research has concluded are ... More


Ethics: research governance for health and social care

Elaine Pierce

in Ethics: Contemporary challenges in health and social care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347558
eISBN:
9781447302216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347558.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In the UK, research and development (R&D) carried out by organiszations and individuals is subject to the research governance framework for health and social care. This framework, which is overseen ... More


The Structure, Financing, and Processes of Federally Mandated Comparative Effectiveness Research and Why They Matter

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

in Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Throughout the legislative odyssey of federal policy on comparative effectiveness research from 2002 to 2008, the specifics of the policy took many different forms. While opponents to ... More


Quality of life issues in palliative surgery

Michael Koller, Christoph Nies, and Wilfried Lorenz

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the different quality of life (QOL) issues in palliative surgery, and also attempts to answer questions about the relationship of QOL and palliative care and QOL assessment. It ... More


Care at Home for People Living with Dementia: Delaying Institutionalization, Sustaining Families

Christine Ceci and Mary Ellen Purkis

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781447359289
eISBN:
9781447359326
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447359289.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book is an account of an ethnographic study designed to learn more about how families handle everyday life in the context of dementia, with the idea that if what families were already doing was ... More


Advanced Practice Nurses: Skilled Professionals or Cut-Rate “Physician Extenders”?

Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers

in Saving Lives: Why the Media's Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199337064
eISBN:
9780190221423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337064.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) provide care that includes tasks traditionally done by physicians. APRNs combine the holistic nursing care model with additional practitioner training. ... More


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