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Palliative Day Care in Practice

Julie Hearn and Kathryn Myers (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Day care for people with advanced diseases is one of the most rapidly expanding components of palliative care in the UK, and is increasingly a focus of new-service development throughout the world. ... More


Best interests: extended senses

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/9780199547333.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the issue of end of life care patients' ‘best interests’ in its various extended forms. It analyses the controversial view of specialist palliative care that the unit of care is ... More


Supportive care for the person with dementia

Julian Hughes, Mari Lloyd-Williams, and Greg Sachs (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Supportive care can be thought of as an extension of palliative care so that the person with dementia receives good quality, holistic care that makes no distinctions between the dichotomies of care ... More


Characterizing care

Julian C. Hughes, Mari Lloyd-Williams, and Greg A. Sachs

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter considers the conceptual problem: how do we characterize the care that is due to people with dementia in such a way as to capture all its possible, desirable, and necessary aspects? It ... More


Ethics and aims in palliative care

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie

in Palliative Care Ethics: A Companion for All Specialties

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192630681
eISBN:
9780191730078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630681.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter begins by introducing the ethical concepts and principles that are used in contemporary discussions of health care. It then discusses the aims of palliative care, relating them to the ... More


Resilience and paediatric palliative care

Joan Marston

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/9780199206414.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines resilience in the paediatric palliative care setting. Children facing life-threatening illness, whether in themselves or a close family member, and children experiencing loss, ... More


Critique and reconstruction: some suggestions for a better way

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/9780198567363.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter aims to summarize the positive suggestions discussed in the previous chapters. It also aims to develop some suggestions, to illustrate how palliative care can enhance and improve other ... More


Narrative-based evidence in palliative care

Kim Devery

in Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses a new direction in narrative and research, and considers how narrative might contribute to the evidence based in palliative care. It is argued in this chapter that palliative ... More


Surviving AIDS: Strategies for Managing a Life With HIV

Perry N. Halkitis

in The AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199944972
eISBN:
9780199352470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199944972.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The crisis of an HIV or AIDS diagnosis for the men of the AIDS Generation is examined in relation to an Eriksonian frame and a disruption of the normal process of human development. The holistic ... More


Psychological and psychiatric considerations in patients with advanced renal disease

Daniel Cukor, Eileen M Farrell, Lewis M Cohen, and Paul L Kimmel

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the major psychological reactions to a chronic condition such as ESRD. It suggests an approach that would help provide optimum holistic patient care and provides a summary of ... More


Who are Nurses and Where have they Gone?

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/9780199337064.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Nursing is a distinct scientific field and an autonomous profession. Nurses follow a unique, holistic practice model that emphasizes preventive care and overall well-being. Virtually all US nurses ... More


Volunteering in hospice and palliative care in Germany

Michaela Hesse and Lukas Radbruch

in The Changing Face of Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198788270
eISBN:
9780191830211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788270.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Palliative Medicine and Older People

German hospice care developed as a civil society movement in which volunteers were essential from the beginning. Palliative care was, however, led by a few pioneer physicians and started ... More


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