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Handbook of Palliative Care

Author: Christina Faull; Sharon De Caestecker; Alex Nicholson; Fraser Black
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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A Practical and Comprehensive Introduction to the Field of Palliative Medicine ""This is not so much a handbook of palliative care as the handbook of palliative care.""--Palliative Medicine The Third Edition of the BMA's 1999 Medical Book of the Year provides valuable insights into the complex issues that arise in the delivery of palliative care. It is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in palliative care no  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Faull, Christina.
Handbook of Palliative Care.
New York : Wiley, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Faull; Sharon De Caestecker; Alex Nicholson; Fraser Black
ISBN: 9781118426814 1118426819 9781118426845 1118426843 9781299157705 129915770X
OCLC Number: 827207695
Notes: Principle 5: The most equitable palliative care is fluid and adapts to suit the changing physical needs of patients and their carers.
Description: 1 online resource (392 pages)
Contents: Handbook of Palliative Care; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Preface to the Third Edition; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; 1 The Context and Principles of Palliative Care; Introduction; What are hospice, palliative care, and end-of-life care?; End-of-life care; Specialist palliative care; Issues in palliative care worldwide; The challenges for palliative care in developing countries; Availability of opioids; International observatory on end-of-life care; Unmet need and continued suffering in the developed world; Enabling people to be at home. The principles of palliative careWhat do patients and their carers need?; Achieving good symptom management; Limits of symptom control; Attaining quality in palliative care; Quality assurance; Audit of quality; References; 2 Palliative Care in the Community; Introduction; Palliative care and the general practitioner; Training in palliative care for GPs; District nurses; Community matrons and case mangers; Specialist palliative care services in the community; Palliative care and the primary care team; Gold standards framework for palliative care; History of gold standards framework. Effectiveness of gold standards frameworkAfter death analysis tool; Gold standards framework and the multidisciplinary team; Palliative and end-of-life care in care homes or residential facilities; Out-of-hours palliative care in the community in the United Kingdom; The future: planning and commissioning future palliative care; Conclusion; References; 3 Public and Patient Involvement in Palliative Care; Introduction; Part 1: Examples from end-of-life care; Listening to the patient; Legislative initiatives to change end-of-life care; Part 2: Why public and patient involvement? Preconditions for public and patient involvementVoice and choice; Limitations in thinking of public and patient involvement as voice or choice; Discussion; Community development and cultural change; A changing palliative care; Conclusions; References; 4 Palliative Care: Choice, Equality, and Diversity; Introduction; The environment that breeds inequalities; The current context of care: the model in the United Kingdom; Understanding inequalities. Principle 1: The most equitable palliative care resonates with different communities' meta-narratives (the issues, preferences, choices, and experiences) of death and dyingPrinciple 2: The most equitable palliative care is responsive and adaptive to a person's beliefs, tradition, language, culture, and way of life; Principle 3: The most equitable palliative care is person rather than disease focused; Principle 4: The most equitable palliative care is initiated at the most appropriate time for the patient.

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This handbook offers a practical, thorough approach to the clinical practice of palliative care. Adding North American authors to its roster of UK contributors, the third edition of this  Read more...

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