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Introduction

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders – Founder of the Hospice Movement: Selected letters 1959–1999

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569695
eISBN:
9780191730559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569695.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This introductory chapter discusses the author's treatment of the voluminous letters of Cicely Sauders, who was regarded as the founder of the modern hospice movement. A woman of resilience, vision, ... More


The need for palliative care teams

R.J. DUNLOP and J.M. HOCKLEY

in Hospital-based Palliative Care Teams: The Hospital/Hospice Interface

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629807
eISBN:
9780191730061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629807.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book is about taking and adapting the philosophy of care developed within hospice units and applying it to the hospital environment. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines palliative care ... More


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