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Making decisions

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 4592 words.

Chapter 53 outlines the importance of early career decisions at medical school and career destinations. Choosing a specialty is a preoccupation of every medical student: keeping an open...

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Global Decision-Making

Boaz Ronen, Joseph S Pliskin and Shimeon Pass.

in The Hospital and Clinic Improvement Handbook

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 3839 words.

The global decision-making methodology is a simple and effective tool for decision-making. It bypasses the need to determine the cost of service or cost of product as well as the product’s...

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End-of-Life Decision-Making in Pediatric Oncology

Deborah A. Lafond and Katherine Patterson Kelly.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 11071 words.

Decision-making for parents facing the serious illness of a child is difficult, particularly when facing end-of-life decisions. Healthcare providers can influence patients’ and parents’...

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End-of-life decision-making in pediatric oncology

Pamela S. Hinds, Linda L. Oakes and Wayne L. Furman.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 14268 words.

The purposes of this chapter are to offer a review of the current literature (both clinical and research-based) on end-of-life decision-making in pediatrics, with a special emphasis on...

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Pediatric Palliative Care Ethics and Decision Making

Hollye Harrington Jacobs.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 10772 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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The Social Work Role in Decision Making: Ethical, Psychosocial, and Cultural Perspectives

Tracy Borgmeyer.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 8872 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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The “Evils” of Traditional Cost Accounting

Boaz Ronen, Joseph S Pliskin and Shimeon Pass.

in The Hospital and Clinic Improvement Handbook

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 1546 words.

Traditional cost accounting lost its relevance, and those who use it for decision-making may cause damages to their organizations. Traditional cost accounting is no longer valid because of...

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Pediatric Goals of Care

Christina McDaniel and Jordan M. Desai.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 8734 words.

Leading patients and families through the uncertainty of a life-limiting illness is challenging at best. The dynamics that impact these conversations require effective communication,...

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Medically Administered Nutrition and Hydration

Katy M. Lanz, Michelle S. Gabriel and Jennifer A. Tschanz.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 9722 words.

The purpose of this chapter is to serve as a resource for nurses to support their ability in caring for patients and families faced with the decision to initiate or discontinue medically...

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Artificial nutrition and hydration

Michelle S. Gabriel and Jennifer A. Tschanz.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 8995 words.

Decreased appetite or inability to tolerate or enjoy food and fluids is often a hallmark of the terminal phase of an illness. Discussions and decisions regarding initiating or withholding...

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Heart Valve Disease

Patrizio Lancellotti and Bernard Cosyns.

in The EACVI Echo Handbook

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiology; Medical Skills. 19950 words.

Echocardiography plays a major role in the evaluation, monitoring and decision making of patients with valvular heart disease. This chapter examines the aetiologies, haemodynamic...

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Ethics and law

Edited by Kapil Sugand, Miriam Berry, Imran Yusuf, Aisha Janjua, Chris Bird, David Metcalfe, Harveer Dev and Sri Thrumurthy.

in Oxford Handbook for Medical School

April 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Preclinical Medicine; Medical Skills. 1789 words.

Knowledge of medical ethics and law plays an essential role in the training of future doctors and this chapter provides a clear overview of what medical students need to know in terms of...

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Oxford Handbook of Renal Nursing

Edited by Althea Mahon, Karen Jenkins and Lisa Burnapp.

June 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Nursing Skills; Nephrology. 640 pages.

An indispensable clinical guide, this resource provides a wealth of useful information on the aetiology of kidney disease, and aids with decision-making from initial assessment and...

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End-of-life care for patients with mental illness and personality disorders

Betty D. Morgan.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 9133 words.

This chapter examines what is known about palliative care and the mentally ill, including those with serious mental illness (SMI) and personality disorders (PDs). Special issues related to...

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Discontinuation of Life-Sustaining Therapies

Kathy Plakovic.

in Clinical Pocket Guide to Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 1807 words.

Technological advances allow healthcare providers to delay the dying process for critically and terminally ill patients. For patients lingering between life and death, decisions frequently...

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Palliative Emergencies

Marcia J. Buckley and Ann Syrett.

in Clinical Pocket Guide to Advanced Practice Palliative Nursing

March 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 4945 words.

This chapter highlights four emergencies that occur in palliative care: hemorrhage, spinal cord compression, seizures, and superior vena cava syndrome. It is imperative to understand their...

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The intensive care unit

Jennifer McAdam and Kathleen Puntillo.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 19783 words.

This chapter discusses the provision of palliative care in ICUs, with an emphasis on end-of-life care. Specifically, challenges and barriers to providing such care in ICUs are described,...

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The Intensive Care Unit

Jennifer L. McAdam and Céline Gélinas.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 13981 words.

This chapter on intensive care discusses the provision of palliative care in intensive care units (ICUs), with an emphasis on end-of-life care. Specifically, it will cover the challenges...

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Palliative Care for Patients with Mental Illness

John D. Chovan and Betty D. Morgan.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 9675 words.

This chapter describes the challenges and special needs for persons living with severe and persistent mental illness as they face chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Healthcare...

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Cultural Considerations in Palliative Care

Carrie Cormack, Polly Mazanec and Joan T. Panke.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

February 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 13053 words.

This chapter defines culture and the complexity of its components as they relate to palliative care. It emphasizes how recognizing one’s own values, practices, and beliefs impacts the care...

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