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What Is Yours, What Is Not: Empathy, Boundaries, Identification

Lynne Dale Halamish and Doron Hermoni

in The Weeping Willow: Encounters with Grief

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195325379
eISBN:
9780199999811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325379.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance for medical professionals working with the terminally to know their boundaries and know what is theirs and what is not. It describes the author's experience in ... More


Partnerships in the Care of the Dying

Timothy E. Quill

in Caring for Patients at the End of Life: Facing an Uncertain Future Together

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195139402
eISBN:
9780199999859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139402.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the importance of medical partnerships in end-of-life care. It explains that while it is easy to see how severely ill patients and their families benefit from having medical ... More


Bioethics and the Conduct of Mental Health Professionals in the War on Terror

Neil Krishan Aggarwal

in Mental Health in the War on Terror: Culture, Science, and Statecraft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166645
eISBN:
9780231538442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166645.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter raises issues concerning the alleged involvement of military medical professionals in the unjust interrogation of the Department of Defense to the psychologically distressed suspects of ... More


The Renewal of Generosity: Illness, Medicine, and How to Live

Arthur W. Frank

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226260150
eISBN:
9780226260259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226260259.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Contemporary health care often lacks generosity of spirit, even when treatment is most efficient. Too many patients are left unhappy with how they are treated, and too many medical professionals feel ... More


The Medical Professional as Special before the Criminal Law

Suzanne Ost

in Criminality at Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198836995
eISBN:
9780191873867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836995.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Employment Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the position of medical professionals, primarily doctors, in criminal law. In certain respects, doctors appear to have an unusually privileged position under English criminal ... More


“A Fine Field for Professional Improvement”: Sites and Sources of Medical Authority in the Revolutionary War

Simon Finger

in The Contagious City: The Politics of Public Health in Early Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448935
eISBN:
9780801464003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448935.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the contributions of Philadelphia's medical community during the War of Independence. Throughout the conflict, disease killed far more Americans than combat; and commanders ... More


Hadassah’s Partners

Mira Katzburg-Yungman

in Hadassah: American Women Zionists and the Rebirth of Israel

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774839
eISBN:
9781800340367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774839.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter details Hadassah's ‘partners’. Hadassah's enterprise in Palestine was the largest collective project of women in the diaspora on behalf of the Yishuv and, later, Israel, and remains so ... More


A voice for the voiceless

Dame Cicely Saunders

in Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses briefly the difficulty nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals experience when the time comes to deliver bad news to a patient. This difficulty is best shown in the ... More


Wary Minders: Custodians and Caregivers

Guenter B. Risse

in Driven by Fear: Epidemics and Isolation in San Francisco's House of Pestilence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039843
eISBN:
9780252097959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039843.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter reveals a flawed healer–patient relationship within the institutional life of the San Francisco pesthouse. Constant fear of contagion, the gruesome panorama of continuing suffering and ... More


Welfare state and welfare society

John Hills

in Welfare and wellbeing: Richard Titmuss's contribution to social policy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342997
eISBN:
9781447304203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342997.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter provides Titmuss's lecture originally delivered to the British National Conference on Social Welfare in 1967. It contains a scathing account of the ‘aid’ given by poor countries to rich ... More


Developing a Culture of Opioid Stewardship: The Pennsylvania Example

Allison Michalowski, Sarah Boateng, Michael R. Fraser, and Rachel L. Levine

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The goal of opioid stewardship is to provide public health practitioners and health care professionals with the education and tools they need to appropriately prescribe opioid medications to patients ... More


A Reason to Live

Mark de Rond

in Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705489
eISBN:
9781501707940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705489.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The author, having been in Camp Bastion for more than a week, talks about the casualties of war that doctors and nurses at the field hospital had to attend to on a daily basis. Two of the casualties ... More


Conclusion

Sherry N. Mong

in Taking Care of Our Own: When Family Caregivers Do Medical Work

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751448
eISBN:
9781501751479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751448.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter proposes how positive change can be made for families who are enacting skilled medical labor. Caregivers' journeys with care recipients reflect varied experiences in interactions with ... More


Introduction: the road east

Angela K. Smith

in British Women of the Eastern Front: War, Writing and Experience in Serbia and Russia, 1914-20

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096181
eISBN:
9781526115027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096181.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This opening chapter sets out the aims of the book within current fields of study, identifying its original contribution. It explores the historical, cultural and political context in which the ... More


Reducing Harm Resulting from False Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse: The Importance of Corroboration

Steve Herman

in Wrongful Allegations of Sexual and Child Abuse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198723301
eISBN:
9780191789700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723301.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal Profession and Ethics

In many prosecutions for child sexual abuse (CSA), the only evidence is the testimony of the alleged victim. Prosecutions of uncorroborated CSA allegations have sometimes led to the wrongful ... More


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