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Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This review aims to identify the most appropriate and cost-effective models of service delivery and level of provision for palliative care services. This includes the role of nurses in hospitals and ... More


Symptom control in care of the dying

Paul Glare, Andrew Dickman, and Margaret Goodman

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses symptom control in care of the dying. It begins by discussing how the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) can influence symptom control, and then determines the ... More


The Role of Spirituality in the Care of Seriously Ill, Chronically Ill, and Dying Patients

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the role of spirituality in caring for chronically ill and dying patients. It discusses the issues of living with the dying, the influence of science and technology in the ... More


Symptom control in care of the dying

Paul Glare, Andrew Dickman, and Margaret Goodman

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/9780198509332.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses symptom control in care of the dying. It is divided into three sections, each of which is written by a single author. The first section, written by Paul Glare, looks at the ... More


Communication in care of the dying

Susie Wilkinson and Carole Mula

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/9780198509332.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses a proposal to raise awareness of the communication skills that are necessary for promoting the principles of high-quality care, which is the aim of the Liverpool Care Pathway ... More


The Final 48 Hours

James L. Hallenbeck

in Palliative Care Perspectives

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses palliative care issues during the final 48 hours of the patient. This so-called terminal phase or active dying is characterized by a series of changes that affect the dying ... More


Palliation and supportive care

Sam H. Ahmedzai

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter begins with a discussion of the changing aims of medicine, from the originally simple purpose of making a diagnosis, followed by attempting a cure and if that were not possible, then ... More


What is the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)?

John Ellershaw and Deborah Murphy

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses in detail the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP), which was briefly discussed in the introductory chapter. It looks at the LCP Continuous Quality Improvement ... More


Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Cicely Saunders, Mary Baines, and Robert Dunlop

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192625144
eISBN:
9780191730009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625144.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The new edition of this book has been updated to incorporate recent advances in both the approach to, and treatment of, the terminally ill. Based on many years of monitoring clinical practice and ... More


Patient-centred dying: the role of law

Mary Donnelly

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the legal context within which decisions about the end of life are made. It argues that an ethical approach to end-of-life care must be centred on the dying person and that ... More


Palliative care in the hospital setting for patients with non-malignant disease

Peter Pitcher and Carol Davis

in Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629609
eISBN:
9780191730054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter addresses the needs of patients dying from progressive non-malignant diseases and those of patients living with non-malignant diseases in the acute hospital setting, and discusses the ... More


The last days

David Henderson and Paul McIntyre

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0155
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents a case study to illustrate the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to integrate the needs of the dying patient and their family when providing care. It considers ... More


Palliative care for non-cancer patients: a UK perspective from primary care

Stephen Barclay

in Palliative Care for Non-cancer Patients

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629609
eISBN:
9780191730054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629609.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Maintaining a normal life for as long as possible, being in familiar surroundings cared for by a relative, and supported by health professionals well known to them, have all been found to be aspects ... More


The Last Days of Life

Odette Spruyt

in Palliative Care Consultations in Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumours

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528074
eISBN:
9780191730382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528074.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Caring for a dying patient requires clinical expertise and humanity of the medical team. There is a sense of urgency, power, and poignancy in accompanying the people in their last days of life that ... More


Interprofessional Education

Rod Macleod and Tony Egan

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/9780198569855.003.0022
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter introduces some theoretical underpinning for the view of interprofessional education in palliative care; discusses the meaning of care in an interprofessional context; suggests ways of ... More


Involvement of family carers in care for older people

Hazel Morbey and Sheila Payne

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/9780198717614.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter sets out the context and complexity of family carer experiences and needs when providing support to older family members in the palliative care phase. The roles, tasks, and experiences ... More


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