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Music Therapy and Parent–Infant Bonding

Jane Edwards (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580514
eISBN:
9780191728730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580514.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Music therapy is an internationally recognized field of professional evidence-based practice. Qualified music therapists use the engaging, non-verbal aspects of music to create relationships in which ... More


Improving end-of-life care in intensive care units

Barry Lyons

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/9780719099465.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter provides an analysis of the state of critical care provision in Ireland and of how the withdrawal or withholding of therapies usually happens. It argues that the withdrawal of ... More


Palliative care in the intensive-care unit (ICU)

Valerie Schulz

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/9780199694143.003.0146
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter includes a case study to illustrate the necessary skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to integrate palliative care into the ICU. It puts forth several issues such as: Is the ICU a ... More


Family caregiving in hospitals and palliative care units

Betty Ferrell, Tami Borneman, and Chan Thai

in Family Carers in Palliative Care: A guide for health and social care professionals

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199216901
eISBN:
9780191730252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216901.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter provides an overview of the significant challenges imposed by admission of a patient to an in-patient setting in hospitals and palliative care units and strategies for supporting family ... More


Destiny, Disability, and Death

Dominic Wilkinson

in Death or Disability?: The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669431
eISBN:
9780191748783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669431.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Intensive care has created unique ethical dilemmas by making it possible to keep alive patients who would previously have died. There are several different reasons why life support might be withdrawn ... More


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

Susan P. Shapiro

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226615608
eISBN:
9780226615882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226615882.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Seventy percent of Americans age 60 or over requiring decisions about medical treatment in the final days of life lack capacity to make these decisions. The biggest life-and-death decisions of their ... More


The Intensive Care Unit

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/9780226615882.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter introduces the intensive care unit—its rooms, technology, actors, sights and sounds, rhythms, and routines. It describes the personnel who work there—nurses, physicians, pharmacists, ... More


Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

James Kelly

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book is a nonfiction narrative grounded in the day-by-day, hour-by-hour rhythms of an intensive care unit (ICU) in a teaching hospital in the heart of New Mexico. It takes place over a ... More


Holding Life and Death in Their Hands

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/9780226615882.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Seventy percent of Americans age 60 or over requiring decisions about treatment in the final days of life lack capacity to make these decisions. The biggest life-and-death decisions of their ... More


Caring

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, the author talks about the kind of caring provided by nurses to patients in the intensive care unit (ICU). He begins by discussing how nursing as a profession has tried to separate ... More


Family and Psychosocial Considerations in Critical Care

Macarena Gálvez Herrer, Judy E. Davidson, and Gabriel Heras La Calle

in Critical Care Psychology and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190077013
eISBN:
9780197604199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077013.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter discusses the expanding movement to humanize critical care and intensive care settings. An international perspective is provided with regard to how patients, families, and professionals, ... More


The End

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/9780226615882.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

How does the ICU admission end? The chapter reports that more than half the patients in the study died and not even a third were discharged home or to a nursing home or rehabilitation facility (many ... More


Introduction: Neuroethics and Intensive Care

Dominic Wilkinson

in Death or Disability?: The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669431
eISBN:
9780191748783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669431.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The field of neuroethics has arisen as developments in neuroscience have highlighted significant ethical questions. There are three recurring themes in neuroethics: scepticism about current ... More


Epilogue

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this epilogue, the author recalls his conversation with some residents with whom he worked in the intensive care unit (ICU) in the New Mexico teaching hospital and now were leaving because it was ... More


Systemic Factors Impacting Mortality and End-of-Life Issues in Critical Care

Leo C. Mercer, Valerie Canary, and Michelle Maxson

in Critical Care Psychology and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190077013
eISBN:
9780197604199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077013.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter reviews issues related to mortality in the intensive care setting. Relevant literature is summarized and emphasizes the common need patients have for more frequent assessment, dependency ... More


Into the NICU

Dána-Ain Davis

in Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479812271
eISBN:
9781479805662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812271.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter offers ethnographic insight into the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), a space that is largely inaccessible to the general population. The chapter describes the physical space of the ... More


Born Dying

Courtney S. Campbell

in Mormonism, Medicine, and Bioethics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780197538524
eISBN:
9780197538555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197538524.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the existential and ethical questions raised by care for infants born with life-threatening physiological impairments. The parental narratives of infants born dying present ... More


Fairness and Transparency in Bedside Micro-allocation: Improving the Ethical Competence of Clinical Staff

Jan Schürmann, Barbara Meyer-Zehnder, Marcel Mertz, Heidi Albisser Schleger, Mathias Schlögl, Reto W. Kressig, Hans Pargger, and Stella Reiter-Theil

in Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199989447
eISBN:
9780190207489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989447.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter describes an approach that integrates various ways of helping clinicians to practice fair and transparent bedside allocation. A key component of this help involves improving the ... More


The Voyage into the Sea of Critical Illness

James Kelly

in Where Night Is Day: The World of the ICU

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451683
eISBN:
9780801467653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451683.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, the author reflects on the daily and hourly activities of the doctors and nurses in the intensive care unit (ICU) where he works. He describes the ICU as pure medicine and a nursing ... More


Ethical Considerations in Psychological Consultation to Critical Care Settings

Alan Lewandowski, Brighid Fronapfel, Jack Spector, Kirk Szczepkowski, and Scott Davidson

in Critical Care Psychology and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190077013
eISBN:
9780197604199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190077013.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter discusses the ethical and professional standards affecting psychologists who provide consultation as members of interdisciplinary treatment teams in critical care and intensive care ... More


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