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Pediatric Psychooncology: Psychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

David J. Bearison and Raymond K. Mulhern (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195079319
eISBN:
9780199999804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195079319.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

As the practice of pediatric oncology continues to advance and prognoses continue to improve, the course of treatment for children with poor prognoses becomes more biologically aggressive, more ... More


Psychological and social issues for patients with advanced breast cancer

Elizabeth A. Grunfeld

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/9780198530756.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the social and psychological issues for patients with advanced breast cancer. These issues may accompany the diagnosis and treatment of advanced breast cancer, and are both ... More


Psychological issues in advanced or recurrent disease

Maria Frampton and Declan Lyons

in Palliative Care Consultations in Head and Neck Cancer

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530749
eISBN:
9780191730467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530749.003.0010
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the psychological issues in advanced or recurrent disease. It is divided into two major sections. The first section focuses on the general aspects of these psychological ... More


Psychological response to surgery

Laurie Stevens

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0005
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses the various tools that palliative care practitioners can use to determine the best way to assess and handle a patient's capacity to tolerate the required surgical procedure to ... More


Psychological Dimensions of Decision-Making about Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life

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/9780199974566.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Professionals who care for patients and support surrogates facing decisions about life-sustaining treatment and about care near the end of life should have some knowledge of the ways in which ... More


The Adolescent and Young Adult

Adrian Sandler

in Living with Spina Bifida: A Guide for Families and Professionals

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807855478
eISBN:
9781469604626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867860_sandler.14
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter argues that there are important medical issues in this age group, and that there also exist unique and critical developmental and psychological issues specific to adolescents and young ... More


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