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Children's Mental Health Research: The Power of Partnerships

Kimberly Eaton Hoagwood, Peter S. Jensen, Mary McKay, and Serene Olin (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195307825
eISBN:
9780199863402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307825.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation, Children and Families

Research in children's mental health lags behind research for adults, in part because it is intrinsically context-bound. Children are embedded in families, in schools, and in communities who have ... More


Discussing adverse outcomes with patients

Thomas H Gallagher and Afaf Girgis

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/9780199238361.003.0028
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Few communication challenges are as difficult for healthcare providers as talking with patients about adverse events, especially when the adverse event was due to a medical error. Ethicists and ... More


Effect of lack of sleep on medical errors

C.P. Landrigan

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the silent worldwide epidemic of medical error, and outlines what is known about the manner in which human cognitive limits and system complexity contribute to problems in ... More


The future of healthcare in the UK: think-tanks and their policy prescriptions

Ruane Sally

in Social Policy Review 17

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346704
eISBN:
9781447303442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346704.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter talks about the proposals on the health service, and the role of government in providing healthcare. It reveals that there is a considerable consensus among the right-wing and ... More


Challenges in communicating with ethnically diverse populations

Bejoy C Thomas, Joshua J Lounsberry, and Linda E Carlson

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/9780199238361.003.0032
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

The incidence of cancer amongst these ethnic minorities is generally comparable to that of the host population. People from ethnically diverse backgrounds with cancer are at risk for poor outcomes ... More


Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Tina K. Sacks

in Invisible Visits: Black Middle-Class Women in the American Healthcare System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190840204
eISBN:
9780190840235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840204.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents the first key finding of the book. In it, women describe their perceptions of healthcare providers including the challenges they face trying to avoid race, gender, and other ... More


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

Christina M. Puchalski

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

The connection between spirituality and health has received a lot of attention in both the scientific and lay presses. Is religion good for your health? Should doctors talk with their patients about ... More


China—growth and social cohesion

Mark Britnell

in Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836520
eISBN:
9780191873720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836520.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In China, the growth of the middle class, lifting so many from poverty, is enabled by the very same urbanization and industrialization that is affecting the physical and mental health of many. From ... More


Personal Experiences

Linda Centers

in Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From diagnosis to bereavement, 2nd Edn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199212934
eISBN:
9780191730368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212934.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter provides a personal experience of someone who had taken care and lived with an ALS patient. It tells the story of Linda Centers, a healthcare provider and a daughter who cared for her ... More


Enrolment in clinical trials

Richard Brown and Terrance L Albrecht

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/9780199238361.003.0020
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Despite recent advances, the five-year survival rates for many cancers remains low, and there is a continued need for research to improve cancer outcomes. Clinical trials represent the gold standard ... More


Patients as partners and communities as carers—renewable energy

Mark Britnell

in Human: Solving the global workforce crisis in healthcare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836520
eISBN:
9780191873720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836520.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In this chapter, Mark Britnell looks at patient influence over healthcare. He analyses how healthcare providers and systems are beginning to understand the potential of helping patients to play a ... More


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