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The Clinical Decision Tree of Oral Health in Geriatrics

Jie W Weiss and David J Weiss

in A Science of Decision Making: The Legacy of Ward Edwards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195322989
eISBN:
9780199869206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322989.003.0035
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the Clinical Decision Tree—a visual representation of a systematic understanding of an entire decision process in rendering clinical decisions in geriatric dentistry. To the ... More


Palliation and supportive care

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/9780199591763.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter begins with a discussion of the changing aims of medicine, from the originally simple purpose of making a diagnosis, followed by attempting a cure and if that were not possible, then ... More


Introduction to supportive care issues for the urology patient

Richard W. Norman

in Supportive Care for the Urology Patient

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198529415
eISBN:
9780191730344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529415.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book has been written to remove some of the mystique of urology for non-urological health-care professionals. It is expected that increased knowledge concerning chronic benign and malignant ... More


Can you Trust your Doctor?

Jerome P. Kassirer

in On the Take: How Medicine's Complicity with Big Business Can Endanger Your Health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195300048
eISBN:
9780199850518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300048.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The intricate web of entanglements between doctors, medical organizations, and medical industry clearly affects the information that doctors rely on as they see their patients. The task of putting ... More


Innovations in Institutional Care from a Patient-Responsive Perspective

EVA KAHANA, BOAZ KAHANA, and HEIDI T. CHIRAYATH

in Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery Across the Lifespan

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195111552
eISBN:
9780199865734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111552.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on nursing home care for the elderly. It begins with an overview of the goals, approaches, and types of interventions that characterize special programs in nursing home settings. ... More


The concept of supportive care for the renal patient

E Joanna Chambers and Edwina A Brown

in Supportive Care for the Renal Patient

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199560035
eISBN:
9780191730139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560035.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses supportive care, which centres on the patients of ESRD and focuses on the wishes and goals of the individual. Thanks to the team-based approach of ESRD patient care, programmes ... More


Spiritual Care: Practical Tools

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter describes some practical tools applicable to providing spiritual care in the palliative care setting, discussing the initiative launched by the Association of American Medical Colleges ... More


Symptom control in care of the dying

Paul Glare, Andrew Dickman, and Margaret Goodman

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses symptom control in care of the dying. It begins by discussing how the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) can influence symptom control, and then determines the ... More


Decision-Making Concerning Specific Treatments and Technologies

Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings, and Susan M. Wolf

in The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life: Revised and Expanded Second Edition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199974566
eISBN:
9780199333332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974566.003.0015
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This section considers decision-making about different types of life-sustaining treatments and technologies. The discussions cover decisions to forgo life-sustaining treatments; communication about ... More


User Involvement—The Patient and Carer as Team Members?

David Oliviere

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/9780198567745.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines how user involvement or the involvement of the patient in the palliative care team can be achieved, sustained, and enhanced. It explores the ideological basis of user ... More


What is the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP)?

John Ellershaw and Deborah Murphy

in Care of the Dying: A pathway to excellence

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199550838
eISBN:
9780191730528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550838.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses in detail the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP), which was briefly discussed in the introductory chapter. It looks at the LCP Continuous Quality Improvement ... More


How Will Health Care Professionals and Patients Work Together in 2020?: A Manifesto for Change

Ralph Hertwig, Heather Buchan, David A. Davis, Wolfgang Gaissmaier, Martin Härter, Kai Kolpatzik, France Légaré, Norbert Schmacke, and Holger Wormer

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This report calls for a change in health care, while acknowledging that health care systems are highly complex systems for which there is no simple solution. The starting premise is that one needs to ... More


Communication in advanced illness

Raimundo Correa, Julia Ridley, and Camilla Zimmermann

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/9780199694143.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents a case study to illustrate the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge required for communication in advanced illness. It addresses several questions such as: What are the ... 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


Offering supportive care in dementia: reflections on the PEACE programme

Joseph W. Shega and Greg A. Sachs

in Supportive care for the person with dementia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199554133
eISBN:
9780191730269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554133.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter describes the Palliative Excellence in Alzheimer Care Efforts (PEACE) programme. The programme was initially conceptualized as a primary care model within a geriatrics clinic focusing on ... More


Conclusion

Adam D. Reich

in Selling Our Souls: The Commodification of Hospital Care in the United States

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160405
eISBN:
9781400850372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160405.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book has examined the commodification of hospital care in the United States. It has looked at PubliCare Hospital, HolyCare Hospital, and GroupCare Hospital to highlight the contradictions ... More


Issues in Measuring Family Care Needs and Satisfaction

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/9780195130652.003.0013
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Findings specific to family care needs indicate that families have needs in two domains: concerns about patient care and specific requirements of their own. A consistent theme in the family needs ... More


Non-pharmacological strategies for dyspnoea

Virginia Carrieri-Kohlman and DorAnne Donesky-Cuenco

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/9780199591763.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Despite optimal medical therapy and rehabilitation, nearly 75% of individuals with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease continue to experience dyspnoea with daily activities. ... More


The Expansion of Clinical Service

Kenneth M. Ludmerer

in Time to Heal: American medical education from the turn of the century to the era of managed care

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181364
eISBN:
9780199850167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181364.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The expansion of clinical service in the two decades following World War II created strains within academic medical centers, largely because of the distractions that patient care inevitably placed on ... More


Patients’ Problems with Emergency Department Care

Susan stefan

in Emergency Department Treatment of the Psychiatric Patient: Policy Issues and Legal Requirements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195189292
eISBN:
9780199894017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189292.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter summarizes the principal complaints that people with psychiatric disabilities voice about their treatment in emergency departments (EDs). These include use of force by security guards ... More


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