SAGE Key Concepts series: Key Concepts in Palliative Care

Editor/Author Baldwin, Moyra A. and Woodhouse, Jan
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-84860-872-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 15
Book Status: Available
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Key Concepts in Palliative Care provides just this in a compact, fifty-concept guide to the field. Taking account of the government's "End of Life Care Strategy", contributors set out the key issues affecting practice across a range of health and social care contexts.

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Table of Contents

  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • About the editors and contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction - Moyra A. Baldwin and Jan Woodhouse
  • 1 Agencies: resources for adults with a palliative care need in the UK - Helen Fruin
  • 2 Attributes of palliative caring - Moyra A. Baldwin
  • 3 Caring for the adult: ‘a reversal of roles’ - Virginia C. Williams
  • 4 Caring for the carers - Sheila Payne
  • 5 Caring for the child with palliative care needs - Yvonne Flood
  • 6 Caring for the older person - Victoria Ridgway
  • 7 Caring for young people - Amanda Humphreys and Pat Rose
  • 8 Communication - Jan Woodhouse
  • 9 Concept of death - Jill McCarthy
  • 10 Coronial process - Richard Griffith
  • 11 Cultural issues in palliative care - Shirley Firth
  • 12 Death - Jane Quigley
  • 13 Environment of care: palliative care within the acute hospital care ward - John Costello
  • 14 Finance issues and the organisation of palliative care - Peter Hartland
  • 15 Financial aspects for patients and carers - Jan Woodhouse
  • 16 Funerals - Jan Woodhouse
  • 17 Good death - Moyra A. Baldwin and Jan Woodhouse
  • 18 The globalisation of palliative care - Lynda Prescott
  • 19 Holism - Moyra A. Baldwin and Joanne Greenwood
  • 20 Hospice movement and evolution of palliative care - Moyra A. Baldwin
  • 21 Information technology - Dion Smyth
  • 22 Legal and ethical issues in palliative care - Barbara Beard
  • 23 Loss, grief and bereavement - Jan Woodhouse
  • 24 Marginalised groups - Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead
  • 25 Multi-disciplinary teams - Moyra A. Baldwin
  • 26 Organ donation - Natalie A. Pattison
  • 27 Organisational management of palliative care - Steve Kirk
  • 28 Palliative care and the person with cancer - Debbie Wyatt
  • 29 Palliative care for the person with a learning disability - Sue Read
  • 30 Palliative care and the person with mental ill-health - Catherine Black and Julie Bailey-McHale
  • 31 Palliative care and the person with a non-cancer diagnosis - Andrea Dean
  • 32 Palliative care education - Karen Manford-Walley
  • 33 Patient choices and preferences in palliative care - Stephanie Neill and Dorothy Carter
  • 34 Policy drivers - Mzwandile A. Mabhala
  • 35 Quality assurance and palliative care - Jill McCarthy
  • 36 Reactions of patients and carers - Sue Phillips
  • 37 Rehabilitation in palliative care - Claire Jones and Adrian Bunnell
  • 38 Research in palliative care - Catherine Black
  • 39 Resources and information: looking for answers - Jan Woodhouse
  • 40 Sexuality - Moyra A. Baldwin and Jan Woodhouse
  • 41 Stigma - Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead
  • 42 Symptom management: complementary and alternative medicine/integrated health - Joy Parkes and Sue Padmore
  • 43 Symptom management: common symptoms - Catherine Black
  • 44 Symptom management: difficult/complex symptoms - Catherine Black
  • 45 Symptom management: emergencies - Catherine Black
  • 46 Symptom management: the Liverpool Care Pathway for the dying patient (LCP) - Richard Latten, John Ellershaw and Deborah Murphy
  • 47 Spirituality - The Reverend Ian M Delinger
  • 48 Stress and palliative care - Jan Woodhouse
  • 49 Technology: equipment procurement - Sonya Currey, Janice Foster and Virginia C. Williams
  • 50 Value of life - Moyra A. Baldwin and Joanne Greenwood