Ethics in Palliative Care is a book only Dr. Robert Macauley could have written. Macauley’s book covers major topics in clinical ethics and palliative medicine
Ethics in Palliative Care is a book only Dr. Macauley is a pediatrician, medical ethicist, palliative medicine specialist, and Episcopal priest. He is one of very few physicians with career-long experience in both clinical ethics and palliative care. Macauley’s book covers major topics in clinical ethics and palliative medicine.
from book Palliative Care in Clinical Practice (p. -10). Introduction to Palliative Care
from book Palliative Care in Clinical Practice (p. Introduction to Palliative Care. Chapter · March 2012 with 5 Reads. How we measure 'reads'. Palliative care (from the Latin palliare, to cloak ) describes any form of medical care or treatment that concentrates on reducing the severity of disease symptoms, rather than striving to halt, delay, or reverse the progression of the disease itself, or provide a cure. A number of definitions of palliative care exist in the literature, including the recent World Health Organization’s statement that describes: Do you want to read the rest of this chapter? Request full-text.
Traditionally, palliative care towards the end of life has been offered mostly to cancer . Contributors Foreword and Preface Introduction.
Traditionally, palliative care towards the end of life has been offered mostly to cancer patients, but must now be offered for a wider range of serious illnesses and integrated more broadly across health care services. This booklet is part of the WHO Regional Office for Europe’s work to present evidence for health policy- and decision-makers in a clear and understandable form. It explains why health services should provide good quality palliative care for all people facing serious chronic illness .
Introduction to palliative care. Article · January 2005 with 5 Reads. Palliative care for children is a holistic approach aimed at improving the quality of life of children and families with a life limiting illness. This article describes the important principles of palliative care practice and the range of conditions where pediatric palliative care is applicable. Introduction: Palliative Care and Supportive Oncology. September 2006 · The Cancer Journal. The role of culture in end-of-life and palliative care.
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Palliative care may be combined with treatment designed to cure illness or prolong life. A person receiving hospice services does not receive such assertive medical treatment
Palliative care may be combined with treatment designed to cure illness or prolong life. A person receiving hospice services does not receive such assertive medical treatment. What can I expect from palliative care? A palliative care consult can be done in the hospital or in the outpatient clinic. It is designed to support your care in all areas. The consult can take many forms, but in general you can expect the following: A team-based approach.
Palliative care is one of the most important factors in the fight against chronic diseases
Palliative care is one of the most important factors in the fight against chronic diseases. It begins from the moment the patient is diagnosed, continues with curative treatment until death, and ends with care that supports the patient's family and other caregivers during the postmortem mourning process.
The first of its kind, this book describes pediatric palliative care in more than 23 countries. Authors describe children for whom pediatric palliative care is needed and provided for in their country. Each region in the world is covered and countries included are both resource poor and rich. Authors are multidisciplinary and regarded nationally and internationally in their field. Authors describe children for whom pediatric palliative care is needed and provided for in their country
No specialty faces more diverse and challenging ethical dilemmas than palliative medicine.
No specialty faces more diverse and challenging ethical dilemmas than palliative medicine. What is the best way to plan.
Handbook of Palliative Care. Christina Faull, Yvonne H. Carter, Lilian Daniels. This handbook is a practical and comprehensive introduction to the field of palliative medicine. It provides clear insight into many of the complex issues that arise in the delivery of palliative care and will be an invaluable resource to all disciplines involved in palliative care in hospital, hospice and community settings. Comprehensive and authoritative text with a very practical and thorough approach. Written by competent experts in the areas of their contributions.