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Dancing with Broken BonesPoverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

Dancing with Broken Bones: Poverty, Race, and Spirit-filled Dying in the Inner City

David Wendell Moller

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199760138
eISBN:
9780190267995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199760138.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This book gives voice and face to a vulnerable and disempowered population whose stories often remain untold: the urban dying poor. Drawing on complex issues surrounding poverty, class, and race, the ... More

Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Death, Dying, and Social Differences

David Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, and Sheila Payne (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Society has become increasingly diverse: multi-cultural, multi-faith, and wide ranging in family structures. The wealthier are healthier and social inequalities are more pronounced. Respecting and ... More

Dignity TherapyFinal Words for Final Days

Dignity Therapy: Final Words for Final Days

Harvey Max Chochinov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195176216
eISBN:
9780199933181
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176216.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Turning that principle into ways of guiding care at the end-of-life, however, can be a complicated and ... More

DoctoringThe Nature of Primary Care Medicine

Doctoring: The Nature of Primary Care Medicine

Eric J. Cassell

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195113235
eISBN:
9780199999828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195113235.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book shows how much better fitted advanced concepts of primary care medicine are to America's health-care needs. It offers insights into how primary care physicians can be better trained to meet ... More

Dyspnoea in Advanced DiseaseA guide to clinical management

Dyspnoea in Advanced Disease: A guide to clinical management

Sara Booth and Deborah Dudgeon (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198530039
eISBN:
9780191730450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198530039.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Dyspnoea (breathlessness) is an uncomfortable awareness of breathing that occurs in approximately 30–75% of terminal cancer patients. It is one of the most distressing symptoms for both patients and ... More

The Edge of MedicineStories of Dying Children and Their Parents

The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

David J. Bearison

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

This book is a sequel to When treatment fails: How Medicine Cares for Dying Children (Oxford University Press, 2006). Its purpose was to systematically document persuasive issues that arise in ... More

Education in Palliative CareBuilding a Culture of Learning

Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Bee Wee and Nic Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Despite the fact that most palliative care educators are involved in teaching, there is little literature devoted to education specifically within palliative care. This book bridges that gap, giving ... More

End of Life ChoicesConsensus and controversy

End of Life Choices: Consensus and controversy

Fiona Randall and Robin Downie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199547333
eISBN:
9780191730405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547333.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

A book for nurses, doctors and all who provide end of life care, this volume guides readers through the ethical complexities of such care, including current policy initiatives, and encourages debate ... More

End of Life in Care HomesA Palliative Care Approach

End of Life in Care Homes: A Palliative Care Approach

Jeanne Samson Katz and Sheila M. Peace (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510710
eISBN:
9780191730276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510710.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

In our society, the overwhelming majority of people die in later life. They typically die slowly of chronic diseases, with multiple co-existing problems over long periods of time. They spend the ... More

Enhancing Cancer CareComplementary therapy and support

Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Jennifer Barraclough (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book is a guide to complementary cancer therapies, also described as natural or holistic therapies. More and more patients are turning to these therapies as there is now considerable evidence ... More

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