Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-18 of 18 items

  • Keywords: pain control x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Development of Pain Control

Milton J. Lewis

in Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195175486
eISBN:
9780199999903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175486.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses pain control. The phenomenon of pain is found at the juncture of human biology and culture, and the prevailing theory—the gate control theory—of how pain operates allows for a ... More


Communication strategies and skills for optimal pain control

Melanie Lovell and Frances Boyle

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/9780199238361.003.0027
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Pain is a significant cause of suffering for cancer patients. The onset of pain can herald a host of fears of death, disability, disfigurement, dependence, and distress. The role of healthcare ... More


Impact on quality of life

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629913
eISBN:
9780191730153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629913.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses the implications of the palliative care models on the quality of life and psychological well being of terminally ill patients. Experimental and descriptive studies that ... More


Pain in respiratory disease: mechanisms and management

Jason Boland, Elaine Cachia, Russell K. Portenoy, and Sam H. Ahmedzai

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199591763
eISBN:
9780191739149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591763.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Pain is a common symptom in patients with disease arising from, or affecting, the respiratory system. The capacity for pain sensation is found in many of the tissues of the thorax. The most important ... More


Miriam Lambert: Total Pain and the Despair of an Unlived Life

David Barnard, Patricia Boston R.N., Anna Towers, and Yanna Lambrinidou

in Crossing Over: Narratives of Palliative Care

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195123432
eISBN:
9780199999835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123432.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter discusses the difficult case of Miriam Lambert, which is as interesting as it is rare in the field of palliative care. Despite the best efforts of the palliative care team to ease and ... More


Tumour-associated problems: pain

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

in Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.003.0025
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cancer is often perceived as a life-threatening illness associated with severe and intractable pain. For most patients, pain is a powerful reminder of his or her disease, which in the latter stages ... More


Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History

Milton J. Lewis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195175486
eISBN:
9780199999903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175486.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

There is a growing conflict in medicine between the research imperative, with its implicit goal of overcoming death itself, and the re-emergent clinical imperative to treat death as a part of life ... More


Pain control in advanced local disease

Angela Bentley and Marie Fallon

in Palliative Care Consultations in Advanced Breast Cancer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530756
eISBN:
9780191730481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530756.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the causes, assessment, and management of pain in advanced local breast cancer. The World Health Organization analgesic ladder is used as a basis for cancer-pain management. ... More


The use of analgesics

CICELY SAUNDERS, MARY BAINES, and ROBERT DUNLOP

in Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192625144
eISBN:
9780191730009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625144.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the use of analgesics for the control of terminal pain. Though there is no need to resort automatically to strong analgesics when a patient approaches the terminal stages of his ... More


Physician-assisted Suicide in Oregon

Guenter Lewy

in Assisted Death in Europe and America: Four Regimes and Their Lessons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746415
eISBN:
9780199866151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746415.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Oregon's Death with Dignity Act was a citizen's initiative passed by the voters in November 1994. After surviving a series of legal challenges, the law allowing physician-assisted suicide became ... More


Assessment of Novel Therapies for Constipation: Focus on Opioid Analgesics

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Pain control is a primary goal of palliative care. The World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for pain control specify an escalating series of therapies, but the ultimate resource for the control ... More


the Evolution of Palliative Care: First published in Patient Education and Counseling, no. 41 (2000), pp. 7–13.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0040
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

In this 2000 article, Cicely Saunders likens the evolution of palliative care to that of assembling a kaleidoscope — ‘the putting together of many demands which were not previously related, giving a ... More


Research in Pediatric Palliative Care

Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera

in Issues in Palliative Care Research

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195130652
eISBN:
9780199999842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130652.003.0023
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines palliative care as the active total care of patients whose disease is not responsive to curative treatment. Control of pain, other symptoms, and ... More


Assisted Death as a Last Resort

Guenter Lewy

in Assisted Death in Europe and America: Four Regimes and Their Lessons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746415
eISBN:
9780199866151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746415.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter presents lessons that can be learned from the four regimes of assisted death examined in this study. The number of individuals who have sought aid in dying has been relatively small and ... More


Indirect Death

L.W. Sumner

in Assisted Death: A Study in Ethics and Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607983
eISBN:
9780191729652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607983.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The argument in this chapter examines two accepted palliative care measures that may have the capacity to hasten death: pain control by means of high doses of opioids and terminal sedation. The ... More


Assisted Death: A Study in Ethics and Law

L. W. Sumner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607983
eISBN:
9780191729652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607983.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Ethical and legal issues concerning assisted suicide and euthanasia are very much on the public agenda in many jurisdictions. This book addresses these issues within the wider context of palliative ... More


Tales of Rehabilitation and Realities of Pain: The Initiation Ceremonies of Incarceration

Vincent Shing Cheng (ed.)

in Crime and the Chinese Dream

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Vincent Shing Cheng’s chapter is based on interviews with Chinese former incarcerated drug users, documenting the painful experience of inmates in the laojiao, or ‘reform through education’, ... More


Ethics and Animal Research

Bernard E. Rollin

in The Ethics of Animal Research: Exploring the Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017060
eISBN:
9780262301602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017060.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter argues that progress in the debate requires confronting scientific ideology, the set of basic, uncriticized assumptions presuppositional to twentieth-century science—in particular, that ... More


View: