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Oxford textbook of palliative social work

Author: Terry Altilio; Shirley Otis-Green
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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"The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work is a comprehensive, evidence-informed text that addresses the needs of professionals who provide interdisciplinary, culturally sensitive, biopsychosocial-spiritual care for patients and families living with life-threatening illness. Social workers from diverse settings will benefit from its international scope and wealth of patient and family narratives. Unique to this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Altilio; Shirley Otis-Green
ISBN: 9780199739110 0199739110
OCLC Number: 645598144
Description: xxxiii, 812 pages : illustrations, map ; 28 cm
Contents: Social work and palliative care--The early history / Dame Cicely Saunders --
Palliative social work : An historical perspective / Bernice Catherine Harper --
Defining social work's role and leadership contribution in palliative care / Susan Blacker and Grace H. Christ --
Guess who's coming to dinner? The emerging identity of palliative social workers / Philip C. Higgins --
Palliative care consultation / Colleen M. Mulkerin --
Palliative social work in the intensive care unit / Andrew J. McCormick --
Palliative social work in the emergency department / Robin Rudy Lawson --
Social work and palliative care in hospice / Sherri Weisenfluh --
Pediatric hospice and palliative care : The invaluable role of social work / Stacy F. Orloff --
Home-based palliative care / Elena Davis-Stenhouse [and others] --
Palliative care in long-term care facilities / Mercedes Barn-Klug [and others] --
Palliative care for veter/ Louisa Darastos --
Special considerations in rural and inner-city areas / Richard B. Francoeur [and others] --
Clinical trials and the role of social work in correctional settings / Karlynn BrintzenhofeSzoc --
Key roles for palliative social work in correctional settings / John F. Linder [and others] --
Screening, assessment, and a problem-solving intervention for distress / James R. Zabora --
Mental health risk in palliative care : The social work role / Katherine Walsh [and others] --
Addressing suffering in palliative care : Two psychotherapeutic models / Lissa Parsonnet [and others] --
Spirituality and social work practice in palliative care / Dona J. Reese --
Discovering strengths and growth in palliative care / Susan Cadell [and others] --
Caregivers in palliative care : Roles and responsibilities / Myra Glajchen --
Families and family conferencing / Iris Cohen Fineberg [and others] --
The doctor within : Integrative medicine, social work, and palliative care / Lucia McBee --
Sexuality, sensuality, and intimacy in palliative care / Les Gallo-Silver --
The social work role in pain and symptom management / John G. Cagle [and others] --
The whys and wherefores of support groups : Helping people cope / Nancy Sherman --
Social work and technology : The software and hard drive of patient and family care / Katharine <. Campbell --
Bereavement in the beginning phase of life : Grief in children and their families / Nancy F. Cincotta --
Holding on and letting go : The red thread of adult bereavement / Susan Gerbino [and others] --
The collaboration of palliative care and oncology social work / A. Marene Lockey [and others] --
Palliative care in chronic kidney disease / Teri Browne --
Emerging opportunities for palliative social workers / Robin Rudy Lawson [and others] --
Social work, HIV disease, and palliative care / William Goeren --
Palliative care with vulnerable populations / Sarah Gehlert [and others] --
Palliative care with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender persons / Kathryn M. Smolinski [and others] --
Social work in pediatric palliative care / Barbara L. Jones [and others] --
Palliative social work with older adults and their families / Daniel S. Gardner. Teamwork in palliative care : An integrative approach / Doretta Stark --
Social work and psychology / Becky A. Anderson [and others] --
Social work, fund-raising, and philanthropy : It's not just about money / Laura Benson [and others] --
Social work, self-advocates, and users of palliative care / Peter Beresford [and others] --
Social work and pharmacy / Maura Conry [and others] --
Social work and child life : A family's journey with childhood cancer / Ellen Goldring [and others] --
Social work and psychiatry / Jimmie C. Holland [and others] --
Social work and creative arts therapy services / John Mondanaro [and others] --
Social work and physician collaboration in palliative care / J.J. Nadicksbernd [and others] --
Social work and nursing : Creating effective collaborations in palliative care / Holly Nelson-Becker [and others] --
Social work and speech pathology : Supporting communication in palliative care / Robin Pollens [and others] --
Social work and genetics / John M. Quillin [and others] --
Teamwork in palliative care : Social work role with spiritual care professionals / Donna L. Soltura [and others] --
Social work and bioethics : Enhanced resolution of ethical dilemmas and the challenges along the way / Gary L. Stein [and others] --
Social work and volunteers / Wendy Walters [and others] --
The need for global capacity building for palliative social work / Rebecca S. Myers [and others] --
Palliative care, culture, and the pacific basin / Linda Anngela-Cole [and others] --
Palliative social work in Canada / Susan Cadell [and others] --
Palliative social work in Central-Eastern Europe : The emerging experience of Romania / Csaba L. Dégi --
Palliative social work in Buenos Aires, Argentina / Elena D'Urbano --
Australian palliative social work / Julie Garrard [and others] --
Palliative social work : An African perspective / Jennifer Jane Hunt [and others] --
Palliative care : An Indian perspective / Aarti Jagannathan [and others] --
Palliative social work in Japan / Yukie Kurihara --
Palliative care in the Chinese context : An integrated framework for culturally respectful practice / Pamela Pui Yu Leung [and others] --
Palliative social work in Singapore / Cheng Wan Peh [and others] --
Palliative social work in the United Kingdom / Malcolm Payne [and others] --
Palliative social work in Israel / Shlomit Perry --
Selected issues in palliative care among East Jerusalem Arab residents / Hanan Qasim --
Ethical consideration in palliative care : An overview / Patricia O'Donnell --
The social work role in decision making : Ethical, psychological, and cultural perspectives / Tracy Borgmeyer --
Advance directives from a social work perspective : Influence of culture and family dynamics / Karen Bullock --
Pediatric palliative care ethics and decision making / Hollye Harrington Jacobs --
Social work's ethical challenge : Supporting the terminally ill who consider a hastened death / Tracy A. Schroepfer [and others] --
Palliative sedation : A view through the kaleidoscope / Terry Altillo --
Navigating in swampy lowlands : A relational approach to practice-based learning in palliative care / David M. Browning [and others] --
Enhancing professionalism, leadership, and advocacy : A call to arms / Mary Raymer [and others] --
The power and potential of language / Terry Altillo --
Professional development : Educational opportunities and resources / Ellen L. Csikai [and others] --
Professional connections for palliative social workers / Ellen L. Csikai --
Financial considerations for the palliative social worker / Jaime Goldberg [and others] --
Social work research agenda in palliative and end-of-life care / Guadalupe R. Palos --
Merging research and clinical practice / Debra Parker Oliver [and others] --
Quality improvement and organizational change / Barbara Ivanko --
Public policy in palliative and end-of-life care / Judith R. Peres --
Self-care as best practice in palliative care / Elizabeth J. Clark --
Legacy building : Implications for reflective practice / Shirley Otis-Green --
Epilogue : Lessons learned along the Yellow Brick Road.
Other Titles: Textbook of palliative social work
Responsibility: edited by Terry Altilio, Shirley Otis-Green.
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