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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Patient- and Family-Centered Written Communication in the Palliative Care Setting

Antoinette Mary Fage-Butler and Matilde Nisbeth Jensen.

in Textbook of Palliative Care Communication

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 7948 words.

This chapter provides an overview of how written communication can support palliative care patients’ heterogeneous needs, be they physical, intellectual, emotional, social, or spiritual....

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Informatics and Literature Search

Jennifer J. Tieman and David C. Currow.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6679 words.

Health information technology is changing how health professionals engage with and use knowledge and how health systems organize care. Tools and resources can facilitate access to evidence...

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End of Life Choices

Fiona Randall and Robin Downie.

October 2009; p ublished online November 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 240 pages.

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...

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Psychosocial Palliative Care

International Psycho-Oncology Society.

Edited by William S. Breitbart and Yesne Alici.

April 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Psychiatry. 192 pages.

This online resource guides the psycho-oncologist through the most salient aspects of effective psychiatric care of patients with advanced illnesses. It reviews basic concepts and...

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E-learning as a medium for communication skills training

Hannah Waterhouse, Melanie Burton and Julia Neal.

in Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5026 words.

This chapter explores the use of e-learning as a format for training communication skills within a degree level module in non-malignant palliative care. It discusses the need for such...

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Oxford Handbook of Nutrition and Dietetics

Edited by Joan Webster-Gandy, Angela Madden and Michelle Holdsworth.

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Dietetics and Nutrition; Palliative Medicine. 840 pages.

This online resource provides an integrated approach which facilitates the links between all aspects of nutrition and dietetics. Including nutritional science and based on clinical...

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Geriatric Palliative Care

Suzanne Goldhirsch.

Edited by Emily Chai, Diane Meier and Jane Morris.

April 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Geriatric Medicine. 624 pages.

The growing geriatric population has created an increasing need for palliative medicine services across the range of medical and surgical specialties, but palliative medicine lacks the...

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The Hospice Companion

Edited by Perry Fine and Matthew Kestenbaum.

April 2012; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Radiation Oncology. 208 pages.

The Hospice Companion is an online guide through which some mastery of the seemingly complex, challenging, and oftentimes chaotic world of advanced disease may be derived. It will help to...

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Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

Edited by Betty R. Ferrell, Nessa Coyle and Judith Paice.

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 1248 pages.

This landmark title is the key resource for nurses working in the field of palliative care. Edited by renowned nursing experts, and written by a dynamic team of internationally known...

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Cancer patients’ use of the internet for cancer information and support

Emily B. Peterson, Megan J. Shen, Jennifer Gueguen Weber and Carma L. Bylund.

in Oxford Textbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

February 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 4783 words.

The rise of the internet has dramatically changed the way that patients seek cancer-related information, as well as how they discuss these topics with their healthcare providers. Patients’...

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Introducing or transitioning patients to palliative care

A. Katalin Urban, Josephine M. Clayton 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. 6859 words.

Effective communication between patients, families, and healthcare professionals is critical to transitioning to a palliative approach and enables patients and their families to adjust to...

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Structure and Processes of Care

Edited by Betty R. Ferrell.

January 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills; Radiation Oncology. 160 pages.

The first volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Series, this online resource provides an overview of palliative nursing care, reviews National Consensus Project guidelines, and offers tools...

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Communicating Prognosis

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks.

March 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Communication Skills; Palliative Medicine. 144 pages.

Prognostication of acute neurologic disease is a major task for neuro-hospitalists and neuro-intensivists. The family conference raises the delicate matter of how to decide that outcome is...

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Social Work and Technology: The Software and Hard Drive of Patient and Family Care

Katharine M. Campbell.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 4400 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 Cancer Support Community

Joanne S. Buzaglo, Alexandra K. Zaleta, Margaret L. Longacre and Mitch Golant.

in Cancer Caregivers

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Palliative Medicine; Medical Oncology. 5216 words.

The demands of caregiving are associated with physical, emotional, and practical consequences for cancer patients and caregivers. Guided by a person-centered model of evidence-based...

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Heart Failure

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Pathology; Clinical Skills; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Interventional Radiology; Surgical Skills; Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Medical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Palliative Medicine. 512 pages.

Heart failure is an important and ever expanding sub-speciality of cardiology, and many health care professional bodies are now developing specialist expertise in heart failure. With...

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