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Place and space: Geographic perspectives on death and dying

Anthony C. Gatrell and Sheila Payne

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0016
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines how a geographical imagination can serve to illuminate some of the most pressing concerns of late-modern society — the needs of those facing death. Such needs will embrace, in ... More


Preferred place of care and death

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie

in End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter examines the importance of ensuring that end of life care patients' preferences for location of care and death are achieved. Preferred place of care and death are included in advance ... More


Service activity and cost data

MARGARET Robbins

in Evaluating Palliative Care: Establishing the Evidence Base

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192626219
eISBN:
9780191730016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192626219.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the impact of palliative care services at the wider-population level. It analyses population-based indicators, such as place of death and patterns of service utilization, and ... More


Dying in place in old age: public health challenges

Joachim Cohen and Merryn Gott

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/9780198717614.003.0011
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Within the dominant palliative care discourse, it is assumed that dying ‘at home’ is preferred. An economically inspired discourse additionally posits that limiting hospital use at the end of life of ... More


The Society of the Absent

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the importance of the place of death to a society of migrants. It explains that unlike other individuals who claim entitlement issuing from place of birth, the place of death ... More


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