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Andrew Dickman.

in Drugs in Palliative Care

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Pharmacology. 4248 words.

This chapter includes drugs beginning with the letter A

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Access to palliative care

Gunn Grande.

in A Public Health Perspective on End of Life Care

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6648 words.

This chapter describes who uses palliative care and reviews the factors affecting access to palliative care. It is difficult to estimate what the appropriate level of palliative care...

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Access to palliative care: international perspectives

Max Watson, Rachel Campbell, Nandini Vallath, Stephen Ward and Jo Wells.

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

August 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6272 words.

This chapter describes the crucial relevance of palliative care in today’s healthcare environment, as well as the extent and reasons for the inequities in its accessibility globally. It...

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Access to Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care

Lisa C. Lindley and Jessica Keim-Malpass.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 6550 words.

Access to high-quality pediatric hospice and palliative care is becoming increasingly important as the prevalence of children with serious illness grows and the complexity of their health...

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Accounts of Self: Exploring Relationality Through Literature

Maura Spiegel and Danielle Spencer.

in The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine

October 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 9965 words.

Literature offers the opportunity to study relationality in many different forms and contexts. This chapter discusses relationality in creative works—Colm Toíbín’s “One Minus One”,...

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Achieving change without power


in Hospital-based Palliative Care Teams

October 1998; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 3815 words.

This chapter addresses the issue of achieving change without power and direct authority. It draws parallels between palliative care teams and modern organizations that have to earn the...

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Achieving shared treatment decisions

Martin H.N. Tattersall and David W. Kissane.

in Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 6668 words.

The respect of a patient’s autonomous rights within the model of patient-centred care has led to shared decision-making, rather than more paternalistic care. Understanding patient needs,...

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Acknowledgement of Reviewers (2017)

in Pain Medicine

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Anaesthetics; Clinical Medicine; Pain Medicine; Palliative Medicine. 2416 words.

ACP in hospice and specialist palliative care

Simon Noble.

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

December 2010; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 3884 words.

This chapter provides an overview of Advance Care Planning (ACP) within the hospice or specialist palliative care inpatient setting. It examines the breadth of ACP amongst the inpatient...

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Acquired Communication and Swallowing Difficulties in Patients with Primary Brain Tumours

Helen White.

in Palliative Care Consultations in Primary and Metastatic Brain Tumours

July 2004; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6747 words.

This chapter examines some of the issues involved for those people diagnosed with a primary brain tumour who have developed swallowing and/or communication difficulties. Cancer is a...

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