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Living and Dying with DementiaDialogues about palliative care

Living and Dying with Dementia: Dialogues about palliative care

Neil Small, Katherine Froggatt, and Murna Downs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198566878
eISBN:
9780191730511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566878.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Improvements in health care in the 21st century mean people are living longer, but with the paradox that chronic illness is increasingly prevalent. Dementia, a term used to describe various different ... More

Living with DyingA Guide to Palliative Care

Living with Dying: A Guide to Palliative Care

Cicely Saunders, Mary Baines, and Robert Dunlop

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192625144
eISBN:
9780191730009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192625144.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The new edition of this book has been updated to incorporate recent advances in both the approach to, and treatment of, the terminally ill. Based on many years of monitoring clinical practice and ... More

Medicine and Care of the DyingA Modern History

Medicine and Care of the Dying: A Modern History

Milton J. Lewis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195175486
eISBN:
9780199999903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175486.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

There is a growing conflict in medicine between the research imperative, with its implicit goal of overcoming death itself, and the re-emergent clinical imperative to treat death as a part of life ... More

Narrative and Stories in Health CareIllness, dying and bereavement

Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Yasmin Gunaratnam and David Oliviere (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The use of narrative methods has a long history in palliative care, pioneered by Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement. This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of ... More

The Nature of Clinical MedicineThe Return of the Clinician

The Nature of Clinical Medicine: The Return of the Clinician

Eric Cassell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199974863
eISBN:
9780190219024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974863.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Clinical medicine, as a thinking discipline, is concerned with not only what clinicians do but also the reasons they do what they do. When physicians act in medicine they have some purpose or goal in ... More

The Nature of HealingThe Modern Practice of Medicine

The Nature of Healing: The Modern Practice of Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195369052
eISBN:
9780199979103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369052.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The healing tradition in Western medicine goes back to its Greek origins. What actually constitutes healing is poorly understood even in this first era of cure and advanced medical science. Sickness ... More

The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156164
eISBN:
9780199999880
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156164.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This is a revised and expanded edition of a classic in palliative medicine, originally published in 1991, with three added chapters and a new preface summarizing our progress in the area of pain ... More

The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Nursing

Betty R. Ferrell and Nessa Coyle

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195333121
eISBN:
9780199999910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333121.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The essence of nursing care continually exposes nurses to suffering. Although they bear witness to the suffering of others, their own suffering is less frequently exposed. This book attempts to give ... More

Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Fiona Hicks and Karen H Simpson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

In most patients, pain medication, along with physical therapy and supportive counselling, adequately controls the pain of terminal disease, but in some cases pain medication fails or produces ... More

Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Oncology for Palliative Medicine

Peter Hoskin and Wendy Makin

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192628114
eISBN:
9780191730115
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628114.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Consultants and nurses in palliative medicine who do not have a background in oncology need to know about the different types of cancer to be able to deal with palliation in these patients. The new ... More

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