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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


The last Few Days of Life

John Ellershaw and Miriam Johnson

in Supportive Care in Heart Failure

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570288
eISBN:
9780191730030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570288.003.0019
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides an overview of the care of the dying within the framework of the Liverpool Care of the Dying Pathway (LCP) and then looks specifically at the care of the patient who is dying of ... 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


Spiritual/religious issues in care of the dying

Speck Peter

in Care for the Dying: A Pathway to Excellence

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198509332
eISBN:
9780191730177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509332.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the spiritual or religious issues in the care of the dying. It looks at the influence of the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient (LCP) in religious and spiritual care ... More


Nucleus of the Milky Way

Stephen Teo

in Director in Action

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098398
eISBN:
9789882206823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098398.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes a cluster of action films that Johnnie To produced for Milkyway Image, the production company that he founded in 1996. It starts with a discussion with Beyond Hypothermia, a ... More


Observations and Conclusions

Milton J. Lewis

in Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195175486
eISBN:
9780199999903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175486.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter discusses and reviews subjects such as the effects of the heritage of medical reductionism on the care of the dying and the cultural sources of caring in “secular” and late-modern ... More


The last days of life

John Ellershaw

in Palliative Care Consultations in Gynaeoncology

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198528067
eISBN:
9780191730351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528067.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Women with incurable gynaecological cancer are faced with a complex journey. They may undergo both curative and palliative treatments. They are often subjected to a sense of uncertainty. At one time, ... More


The Meaning of Suicide in Antislavery Politics

Terri L. Snyder

in The Power to Die: Slavery and Suicide in British North America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226280561
eISBN:
9780226280738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280738.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the motif of slave suicide in Anglo-America anti-slavery print, beginning with the The Dying Negro (1773) and through slave narratives of the antebellum period. Earliest ... More


The End of Sacrifice: Joyce’s “The Dead” and Lawrence’s “The Man Who Died”

Gerald Doherty

in Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060477
eISBN:
9780813050737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060477.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This essay notes the attention to religion and sexuality in the authors’ works, and concentrates on a third motif—sacrifice—a direct offspring of both. Doherty examines two of Joyce and Lawrence’s ... More


The Isis Effect: How Joyce and Lawrence Revitalize Christianity through Foreignization

Martin Brick

in Modernists at Odds: Reconsidering Joyce and Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060477
eISBN:
9780813050737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060477.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As traditional religious authority was challenged by scientific discoveries and the rationalism of the Victorian era, many modernist authors responded with literature that appeared to further ... More


Chaplaincy and spiritual care

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/9780199685011.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Religious chaplaincy is an historic feature in British healing establishments going back to monastic times. Today the role has changed and widened with the inclusion of leaders of non-Christian ... More


Salvaging soldiers, comforting men

Jane Brooks

in Negotiating nursing: British Army sisters and soldiers in the Second World War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526119063
eISBN:
9781526138811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119063.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The chapter maps the nursing practices on active service overseas that recovered men including, body care, feeding work, the management of pain and support for the dying. These four areas of nursing ... More


. Paranoia

S.T. Joshi

in Ramsey Campbell and Modern Horror Fiction

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853237655
eISBN:
9781781380697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237655.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores Ramsey Campbell's use of paranoia as a device in his horror stories. It notes that Campbell's most notable depiction of paranoia is in the tale ‘The Face That Must Die’ (1979), ... More


The Process of Ethical Resolution: Using the Resources of Nonformal Reason

Barry Hoffmaster and Cliff Hooker

in Re-Reasoning Ethics: The Rationality of Deliberation and Judgment in Ethics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262037693
eISBN:
9780262345637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037693.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Real examples illustrate how the resources of non-formal reason are used practically. The first example is taken from an ethnographic study of children with leukemia. These children desperately ... More


Mallarmé Unfolds the Cinématographe

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Stéphane Mallarmé was the first poet to understand the pragmatic and theoretical ramifications of the emergence of cinema for writing, literature and poetry. Likely influenced by shorts of the ... More


The Tenses of Frank O̓Hara

Dan Chiasson

in One Kind of Everything: Poem and Person in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226103815
eISBN:
9780226103846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226103846.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Frank O'Hara's poems are distinguished by their exuberance, their conversational rapidity, and their humor. His poetry was “abstract” in that it embodied action, accident, and bustle. The “foundness” ... More


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