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Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

Keri Thomas, Ben Lobo, and Karen Detering (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198802136
eISBN:
9780191840548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802136.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Advance Care Planning (ACP) is an essential part of quality end of life care in the UK and in most developed countries, enabling more people to live well and die well as they would choose. In the ... 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

Palliative care for older peopleA public health perspective

Palliative care for older people: A public health perspective

Lieve Van den Block, Gwenda Albers, Sandra Martins Pereira, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Roeline Pasman, and Luc Deliens (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198717614
eISBN:
9780191787133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717614.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People

Populations around the world are ageing rapidly; a growing number of people will live to older ages, will experience multiple and complex chronic conditions, and will need some form of care towards ... 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

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

Life to be LivedChallenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Life to be Lived: Challenges and choices for patients and carers in life-threatening illnesses

Catherine Proot and Michael Yorke

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199685011
eISBN:
9780191765285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685011.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

This is an important book on a very important and increasingly relevant subject for all who are involved in any way with palliative and End of Life Care. It is about the realities, messiness, ... More

Transforming the Culture of DyingThe Work of the Project on Death in America

Transforming the Culture of Dying: The Work of the Project on Death in America

David Clark

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311613
eISBN:
9780199344925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311613.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Over a period of almost ten years, the work of the Project on Death in America (PDIA) played a formative role in the advancement of end-of-life care in the United States. The project concerned itself ... More

The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of LifeRevised and Expanded Second Edition

The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of Life: Revised and Expanded Second Edition

Nancy Berlinger, Bruce Jennings, and Susan M. Wolf

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199974566
eISBN:
9780199333332
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199974566.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Decisions about life-sustaining treatment are often ethically challenging for patients, surrogate decision-makers, and health care professionals. Providing safe, effective, and compassionate care ... 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

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

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