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

R. J. Dunlop and J. M. Hockley (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192629807
eISBN:
9780191730061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629807.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

When the first edition of this book was written in 1990, there were only a few advisory palliative care teams working in hospitals. Since then, the number of teams has grown rapidly. The concept of ... More


Team dynamics

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/9780192629807.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter deals with team dynamics. Palliative care teams are subject to a number of forces, from both within and outside the team. Team members frequently feel pulled in several directions. Only ... More


Getting started: structure and function of the team

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the ideal structure and function of a palliative care team in an acute hospital. According to ‘The 2004 Manual for Cancer Services’, the core team should include, as a minimum, ... More


Supporting the professional carers

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/9780192629807.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

A sound knowledge of terminal care and the skills to pass on this knowledge are essential for the educational role of the palliative team. This chapter examines this role in more detail. It also ... More


Being part of the mainstream in the acute hospital

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the importance of being part of the mainstream in an acute hospital for the survival and effective functioning of a hospital palliative care team. However, this may pose ... More


Multi-disciplinary working in practice

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines the ideal set-up of a palliative care team in an acute hospital. The 2004 British National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Supportive and Palliative Care ... More


Team Effectiveness

Barbara Monroe and Peter Speck (eds)

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the effectiveness of palliative care teams. If the goal of good end-of-life care for all is to be met, palliative care professionals will need to extend their concept of ... More


Education in the acute hospital

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the importance of education to the success of a palliative care team in an acute hospital. Education is a core activity of any palliative care service; however, there are often ... More


Bureaucracy and money

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines funding and bureaucracy issues that may influence the operation of palliative care teams in acute hospitals in Great Britain. It describes the bureaucratic structure of the ... More


Leaders and Followers

Peter Speck

in Teamwork in Palliative Care: Fulfilling or Frustrating?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567745
eISBN:
9780191730436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567745.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines leadership issues in palliative care teams. The findings suggest that the use, and abuse, of power and authority is a key issue for anyone in leadership and should be one of the ... More


The management of odours and wounds in advanced local disease

Kathryn G. Froiland

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/9780198530756.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the proper management of odours and wounds in patients with advanced breast cancer. It shows that caring for a patient with any wound takes time, and that periodic assessment ... More


Epilogue: An Urban Thoreau

David Wendell Moller

in Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This epilogue talks through events since the time of the stories told in Chapter 1 with Linda's team and Marvin “Cowboy” Smith. It details the unwavering support of the palliative care team towards ... More


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