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Patient centred ethics and communication at the end of life

Author: David Jeffrey
Publisher: Oxford Radcliffe 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides a link between ethical debate and the clinical problems of communication with patients, relatives and colleagues. This book adopts a patient-centred approach with ethical analysis linked to  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Jeffrey
ISBN: 1857756215 9781857756210
OCLC Number: 1075318523
Description: VII, 171 Seiten 25 cm
Contents: Contents: Part 1: Ethics, communication and palliative care: what is palliative care? I want to hold your hand. A good death. Why ethics? Why won't you listen to me? Part 2: Death, dying and dilemmas. 'What are you going to do next?'.. When cancer comes back. 'What would you do?' Informed consent. 'There is nothing more I can do' Stopping active treatment. 'Am I not worth treating?' Do not attempt resuscitation orders. 'Water, water everywhere' Feeding and fluids at the end of life. 'Help me to die' Euthanasia. Part 3: Good Practice: Patient's choice. Communicating in multidisciplinary teams. Education, ethics and communication skills. The 'good' doctor.
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"'The care of dying patients is a responsibility for families, healthcare professionals and society. The family and other non- professional carers provide most support in such care. Those who care Read more...

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