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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

adj. possessing the ability to respond to a stimulus. The cells of the retina, for example, are sensitive to the stimulus of light and respond by sending nerve impulses to the...

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Spiritual Sensitivity

Ann M. Callahan.

in Spirituality and Hospice Social Work

February 2017; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 9033 words.

Chapter 7 examines how spiritually-sensitive hospice social work can be a form of spiritual care in line with professional values and ethics as well as practice skills and roles. This...

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Spiritual Competence

Ann M. Callahan.

in Spirituality and Hospice Social Work

February 2017; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 9101 words.

Chapter 8 suggests that social workers can evaluate spiritually-sensitive hospice social work by drawing from models of spiritual competence. Evaluation in the practice setting is essential...

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Spiritual Care

Ann M. Callahan.

in Spirituality and Hospice Social Work

February 2017; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 6859 words.

Chapter 6 describes the purpose of spiritual care, spiritual care models across disciplines, and utility of the relational model for spiritually-sensitive hospice social work. The...

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Service activity and cost data

MARGARET Robbins.

in Evaluating Palliative Care

March 1998; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 7642 words.

This chapter examines the impact of palliative care services at the wider-population level. It analyses population-based indicators, such as place of death and patterns of service...

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Choice and best interests: life-prolonging treatments

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie.

in End of Life Choices

October 2009; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 10568 words.

This chapter examines the concept of patient choice and best interest in relation to end of life care and life-prolonging treatments. It stresses the importance for professionals to...

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Communicating with family carers

Barbara Monroe and David Oliviere.

in Family Carers in Palliative Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 7736 words.

This chapter focuses on the family in terms of a social care and family systems approach in palliative care. It outlines some of the communication issues and challenges to family work in...

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Family carers: ethical and legal issues

Michael Ashby and Danuta Mendelson.

in Family Carers in Palliative Care

October 2008; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 7955 words.

This chapter examines the ethical and legal issues related to family caregiving in palliative care. The result suggests that death per se is not an ethical issue, and false perceptions of...

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Team Effectiveness

Edited by Barbara Monroe and Peter Speck.

in Teamwork in Palliative Care

September 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4030 words.

This chapter examines the effectiveness of palliative care teams. If the goal of good end-of-life care for all is to be met, palliative care professionals will need to extend their concept...

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Issues in Palliative Care Research

Edited by Russell K. Portenoy and Eduardo Bruera.

September 2003; p ublished online November 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 412 pages.

Palliative care is rapidly evolving as a multidimensional therapeutic model devoted to improving the quality of life of all patients with life-threatening illness. Symptom control,...

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Spirituality and Hospice Social Work

Ann M. Callahan.

February 2017; p ublished online January 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 232 pages.

Many hospice social workers must address spiritual issues with their clients, but do not feel competent to do so effectively. This targeted volume draws upon multidisciplinary theory and...

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Advance Care Planning for older people

Simon Conroy.

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

December 2010; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 3018 words.

This chapter holds that the oldest old are a rapidly growing section of society, in whom conditions affecting capacity are prevalent. Advance Care Planning (ACP) may be helpful in allowing...

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Advance Care Planning discussions in Australia: the development of clinical practice guidelines

Josephine M Clayton.

in Advance Care Planning in End of Life Care

December 2010; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 7771 words.

This chapter discusses the background of Advance Care Planning discussions (ACP) from an Australian perspective; the Australian policy and development of national ACP guidelines in 2007;...

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Best interests: extended senses

Fiona Randall and R. S. Downie.

in End of Life Choices

October 2009; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 11230 words.

This chapter examines the issue of end of life care patients' ‘best interests’ in its various extended forms. It analyses the controversial view of specialist palliative care that the unit...

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Ethical issues and the person in the patient

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. 12204 words.

This chapter describes the key ethical issues most commonly encountered in the palliative care setting. The management of the more explicit ethical issues faced by ‘actively dying’ patients...

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Giving information

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie.

in Palliative Care Ethics

June 1999; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 8585 words.

This chapter deals with giving information to patients. It considers professional responsibility, the people to whom information should be given, the influence of relatives, how the truth...

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Research

Fiona Randall and R.S. Downie.

in Palliative Care Ethics

June 1999; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4681 words.

This chapter examines why research can give rise to ethical problems in any branch of medicine. It describes codes of ethics, randomized double-blind controlled trials, local...

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Spirituality and spiritual palliative care for older people

Gijsberts Marie-José H.E..

in Palliative care for older people

May 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 4822 words.

Spirituality, defined by Cicely Saunders as ‘the whole area of thought concerning moral values throughout life’, is an important area in maintaining psychological wellbeing and quality of...

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Challenges for collaboration

Katherine Froggatt, Katharina Heimerl and Jo Hockley.

in Participatory Research in Palliative Care

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 5387 words.

This chapter concludes this edited book by bringing together some key themes that have arisen through the accounts presented here in terms of the strength, weaknesses, and existing gaps in...

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Problems of conducting research in palliative care

Nick Bosanquet and Chris Salisbury.

in Providing a palliative care service: towards an evidence base

March 1999; p ublished online November 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 2277 words.

This chapter discusses the problems and challenges of conducting research in palliative care. Palliative care is the active care of the patient when curative treatment is no longer...

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Spiritual care

Mark Cobb.

in Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care

March 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine. 7423 words.

Palliative Care takes a holistic view of people who face progressive life-limiting illness and this includes the spiritual aspects of living and dying. Spirituality is a broad domain that...

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