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Advance care planning in end of life care

Author: Keri Thomas; Ben Lobo; Karen Detering
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
Advance care planning is an essential part of the new NHS national programme on end of life care, aiming to improve the chances of 'a good death' by discussing and planning how this might be managed. This work helps readers explore a wide range of issues and practicalities in providing ACP for patients nearing the end of life.

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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Advance care planning in end of life care.
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keri Thomas; Ben Lobo; Karen Detering
ISBN: 9780191840548 0191840548
OCLC Number: 1026901785
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Section 1: Introduction to Advance Care Planning1: Keri Thomas: Overview and introduction to Advance Care Planning2: Sarah Russell and Karen Detering: What are the benefits of Advance Care Planning and how do we know?3: Anjali Mullick and Jonathan Martin: An introduction to Advance Care Planning: Practice at the frontline4: Josie Dixon: Person-centred care: How does Advance Care Planning support this and what are the economic benefits?5: Martin J. Vernon: Advance Care Planning and caring for an ageing population6: Max Watson and Mark Thomas: Spiritual and ethical and aspects of Advance Care Planning7: Tony Bonser: Advance Care Planning: A personal view and stories from the frontlineSection 2: Context and experience of Advance Care Planning in the UK8: Claire Henry and Keri Thomas: Advance Care Planning in the UK: Update on policy and practice9: Ben Lobo: 1. Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment (ADRT) and the impact of wider legislation10: David Pitcher: Discussions and decisions about cardiopulmonary resuscitation11: Simon Chapman: 1. The implications of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005 for Advance Care Planning and decision making12: Maggie Stobart-Rowlands and Mandy Thorn: Experience of use of Advance Care Planning in care homes13: Pete Nightingale, Chris Absolon, and Scott Murray: Advance Care Planning in the community14: Sarah Russell and Simon Noble: Advance Care Planning in hospices and palliative care15: Clare Marlow, Karen Groves, and Premila Fade: Advance Care Planning in hospitals16: Angela Thompson: 1. Advance Care Planning: Thinking ahead for parents, carers, children, and young people17: Karen Harrison Denning: Advance Care Planning and people with dementiaSection 3: Experience of Advance Care Planning Internationally18: Karen Detering and Josephine Clayton: Advance Care Planning in Australia19: Doris Barwich, John You, Jessica Simon, Louise Hanvey, and Cari Hoffman: Advance Care Planning in Canada20: Maria J. Silveira and Phillip Rodgers: Advance directives and Advance Care Planning: the US experience21: Leigh Mason and Shona Muir: Advance Care Planning in New Zealand: Our Voice22: Georg Marckmann, Kornelia Goetze, and Jurgen in der Schmitten: Advance Care Planning in Germany1. : On track to nationwide implementation23: Irwin Clement Alphonsus Wai Hoong Chung: Advance Care Planning in an Asian CountrySection 4: Practicalities and areas of common ground24: Sarah Russell: Communication skills and Advance Care Planning25: Karen Detering, Elizabeth Sutton, and Scott Fraser: 1. Advance Care Planning in chronic disease: Finding the known in the midst of the unknown26: Nigel Mathers and Craig Sinclair: Planning ahead in all areas27: Muir Gray, Rammya Matthews, and Keri Thomas: A population-based approach to end of life care and Advance Care PlanningAppendix1: Keri Thomas, Ben Lobo, and Karen Detering: Useful websites and resources
Responsibility: Keri Thomas, Ben Lobo and Karen Detering.
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ACP is an essential part of end of life care with patients improving their chances of 'a good death' by creating plans with their families and carers. This new edition gives a comprehensive overview  Read more...


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