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Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral SclerosisFrom Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

Palliative Care in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: From Diagnosis to Bereavement, 3rd Edn

David Oliver, Gian Domenico Borasio, and Wendy Johnston (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199686025
eISBN:
9780191765940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686025.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or motor neuron disease) is a rare disease but one that can cause profound suffering for both the patient and their family. Whilst new treatments for ALS are being ... More

Palliative care in the acute hospital settingA practical guide

Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Hospital palliative care teams have been established in rapidly increasing numbers over the last twenty, as it has been recognised that hospices can never transfer the philosophy and practice of ... More

Palliative Care in the Home

Palliative Care in the Home

Derek Doyle and David Jeffrey

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192632272
eISBN:
9780191730245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632272.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Most people with far-advanced illness wish to be cared for at home for as long as possible. The challenge of providing good palliative care at home is therefore of major importance for family ... More

Palliative Care Perspectives

Palliative Care Perspectives

James L. Hallenbeck

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195165784
eISBN:
9780199999897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165784.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Drawing from his extensive clinical experience and many years of teaching, the author of this book has written a guide to palliative care for clinicians. The topics addressed range from an overview ... More

Palliative Day Care in Practice

Palliative Day Care in Practice

Julie Hearn and Kathryn Myers (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631831
eISBN:
9780191730221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631831.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Day care for people with advanced diseases is one of the most rapidly expanding components of palliative care in the UK, and is increasingly a focus of new-service development throughout the world. ... More

Palliative MedicineA case-based manual

Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Doreen Oneschuk, Neil Hagen, and Neil MacDonald (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Palliative care is now an integral part of the undergraduate medical curriculum. Medical education across the board is adopting a case-based approach. This book uses a series of cases to illustrate ... More

Participatory Research in Palliative CareActions and Reflections

Participatory Research in Palliative Care: Actions and Reflections

Jo Hockley, Katherine Froggatt, and Katharina Heimerl

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199644155
eISBN:
9780191749094
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644155.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Participatory research is a relatively new method of researching practice especially within palliative care. It differs from other methodologies in that there is an expectation of action within the ... More

Patient Participation in Palliative CareA voice for the voiceless

Patient Participation in Palliative Care: A voice for the voiceless

Barbara Monroe and David Oliviere (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198515814
eISBN:
9780191730498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515814.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Patient participation and user involvement are central to current thinking about the effective delivery of desired healthcare outcomes. Working with the person who lies behind every patient is core ... More

The Patient's Wish to DieResearch, Ethics, and Palliative Care

The Patient's Wish to Die: Research, Ethics, and Palliative Care

Christoph Rehmann-Sutter, Heike Gudat, and Kathrin Ohnsorge (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198713982
eISBN:
9780191782268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198713982.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Despite having the best palliative care, some patients develop a wish to die. The wish to die under these circumstances need not be symptomatic of suboptimal care. However, for those involved in ... More

Pediatric PsychooncologyPsychological Perspectives on Children with Cancer

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

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