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Choice and Advance Care Planning (ACP): definition, professional responsibilities

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie

in End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses concept of advance care planning (ACP) in end of life care and explains the responsibilities of health care professionals in ACP. Properly conducted, ACP is likely to enable ... More


Assessment and treatment of psychosocial and spiritual problems

Fiona Randall

in The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567363
eISBN:
9780191730535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567363.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

WHO defines palliative care as an approach that is not only aimed at improving the quality of life of the patients and their families but also one aimed at the treatment of the physical, ... More


Introduction

R. S. Downie and K. C. Calman

in Healthy Respect: Ethics in Health Care

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192624086
eISBN:
9780191723728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This Introduction starts by outlining the issues raised in this book and the purpose of the book. It goes on to summarize the contents of the parts that follow. Part 1, is an essay in moral ... More


Choice and best interests: clinical decision-making in end of life care

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie

in End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on the stages in clinical decision-making in end of life care. In end of life care, outcomes are multifactorial and unpredictable and health care professionals are accountable ... More


Professional Bodies and Professional Regulation in Hong Kong

David A. Levin

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter views professions as communities of practice that develop and apply specialized knowledge and skills that have been acquired through a lengthy and structured process of formal education ... More


Caring for yourself

Justin Amery, Mary Bunn, Susie Lapwood, and Gillian Chowns

in Children's Palliative Care in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199567966
eISBN:
9780191730566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567966.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Children's palliative care is rewarding but puts a heavy burden on health workers. Being a professional is more than being technically competent. It is about being able to understand one's strengths ... More


Advance Care Planning in the community

Bruce Mason, Dierdra Sives, and Scott A Murray

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199561636
eISBN:
9780191730542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561636.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter presents an overview of issues surrounding Advance Care Planning (ACP) in the community. It examines when should one start ACP in the community and which patients, when, and who should ... More


The Paradoxes of Leading and Managing Healthcare Professionals: Toward the Integration of Healthcare Services

Mirko Noordegraaf and Lawton Robert Burns

in The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Fragmentation and differentiation in healthcare unavoidably calls for corresponding integration. The more fragmentation, the more we long for integration. This paradox explains recent efforts to ... More


Recommending a Personal Therapeutic Plan

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on individual victims of mobbing and the kinds of recovery and treatment plans they will need. Specific guidelines for effective treatment of the trauma of school and workplace ... More


Implications of Professional Change for Health Policy, Practice, and Management

Timothy J. Hoff, Kathleen M. Sutcliffe, and Gary J. Young

in The Healthcare Professional Workforce: Understanding Human Capital in a Changing Industry

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190215651
eISBN:
9780190215682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215651.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This final chapter attempts to identify major themes that emerge when looking across the book as a whole. The themes identified and analyzed here are not an exhaustive list. They represent ... More


The professionals and their practice

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the views and experiences of the wide range of professionals involved in delivering services to children and families. It explores the extent of their experience with families ... More


Global policies and local practice in the ethical recruitment of internationally trained health human resources

Vivien Runnels, Corinne Packer, and Ronald Labonté

in The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917907
eISBN:
9780199332878
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917907.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter reports a multilevel framework for understanding the recruitment of foreign health care professionals, consisting of the global or macro-level; the national, single country or ... More


Taking Care of Bodies, Babies, and Business: Black Women Health Professionals in South Carolina, 1895–1954

Darlene Clark Hine

in Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031731
eISBN:
9781617031748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031731.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses the following question: what were some of the political implications and incremental consequences of the work of black medical and nursing professionals who provided health ... More


Communication and psychosocial issues within neonatal palliative care

Alexandra Mancini and Paula Abramson

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care: A community based approach for life limiting illness

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198806677
eISBN:
9780191844249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806677.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter introduces the fast-developing specialty of neonatal palliative care within the wider context of palliative care. It sets the scene for understanding the intricacies and challenges faced ... More


Damage to Trust

Carolyn McLeod

in Conscience in Reproductive Health Care: Prioritizing Patient Interests

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198732723
eISBN:
9780191797026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198732723.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 3 focuses on the harm that conscientious refusals cause when they diminish the trust that patients have in health care professionals and professions. The author argues that damage to trust ... More


Now you see them – now you don’t: institutions in child protection policy

Tuija Eronen, Riitta Laakso, and Tarja Pösö

in Social work and child welfare politics: Through Nordic lenses

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424068
eISBN:
9781447303534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424068.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter presents an actual description of residential child protection in Finland. The material is interpreted on the basis of culture and child protection policy. In Finland, practitioners from ... More


Do Patients Want Shared Decision Making and How Is This Measured?

Martin Härter and Daniela Simon

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Shared decision making is an approach where clinicians and patients communicate together using the best available evidence when faced with the task of making decisions. The chapter presents an ... More


Teaching Interspiritual Dialogue to Health Care Professionals: Reflections on a Course for Pharmacy Students

Kelly R. Arora

in Teaching Interreligious Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190677565
eISBN:
9780190677596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677565.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, World Religions

Interspiritual conversations are becoming more common in health care settings as providers recognize that patients’ diverse spiritual/religious values, beliefs, and practices may influence their ... More


Actors

Susan P. Shapiro

in Speaking for the Dying: Life-and-Death Decisions in Intensive Care

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615608
eISBN:
9780226615882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226615882.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter introduces health care providers in the ICU, patients, and especially their significant others. It depicts the misfortunes that brought patients to the ICU, their impact on patients’ ... More


The Social, Psychological, and Legal Construction of Risk

Linda C. Fentiman

in Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the psychosocial process of risk construction, explaining general processes of risk perception, risk communication, and risk management. These unconscious and powerful processes ... More


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