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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


Understanding the experience of illness and treatment

Angela Coulter

in Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter serves as an introduction to the topic, including a brief outline of the history and development of the field. It argues that understanding patients’ experiences is a crucial element in ... More


Challenges for the professional carer

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

in Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter considers some of the challenges experienced by professionals who care for the seriously ill and the dying. Itrecommends ‘patient-centred care’ and reviews its range and focus, and the ... More


Information about health risks

Andy Alaszewski

in Risk, Safety and Clinical Practice: Health care through the lens of risk

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198569008
eISBN:
9780191717499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569008.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews attempts to encode evidence in risk guidelines. It argues that doctors have traditionally functioned as expert agents, making decisions for patients without providing full ... More


Embracing patient and family engagement to advance shared decision making

Dominick L. Frosch and Kristin L. Carman

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Recent years have witnessed a growing discussion of the concept of patient and family engagement. This chapter explores the relationship between this concept, patient-centred care, and shared ... More


Shared decision making, health literacy, and patient empowerment

Marion McAllister

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0036
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Shared decision making (SDM), health literacy, and patient empowerment are related, partially overlapping constructs, all associated with patient-centred care. SDM focuses on the communication and ... More


Collaboration between professionals as a necessary condition for palliative care

Ruth Piers, Nele Van Den Noortgate, and Andre Vyt

in Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198717614
eISBN:
9780191787133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717614.003.0021
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

The chapter focuses on the characteristics and benefits of inter-professional teamwork for palliative care. Well-functioning inter-professional collaboration in palliative care for older people can ... More


What can junior physicians do to help promote shared decision making?

J.W.M. (Annemijn Aarts, Andrew Carson-Stevens, Barry G. Main, Manish K. Mishra, and Leigh H. Simmons

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0043
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In this chapter, five junior physicians from four countries reflect on their experiences of learning about shared decision making (SDM) and integrating the principles into their own practice. They ... More


Decision Making in Learning Disability Nursing

Sue Hart and Eva Scarlett

in Nursing: Decision-Making Skills for Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199641420
eISBN:
9780191918186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199641420.003.0021
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing Skills

This chapter focuses on exploring decision making in the learning disability nursing field of practice. Previous chapters have covered the background about decision making, the principles, tools, ... More


Doctor Becomes Patient

David Beaumont

in Positive Medicine: Disrupting the Future of Medical Practice

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780192845184
eISBN:
9780191937453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845184.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The author’s heart attack in his early 40s, when working as a rural general practitioner (GP) in the National Health Service (NHS). The author’s career journey: from his medical school training, ... More


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