Impact of death and dying on the personal lives and practices of palliative and hospice care professionals
- The Extreme Importance of Insignificance. Wright, Leonard D. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Aug2003, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p623
Presents an article reflecting on the significance of quality time to palliative care physicians.
- â€˜A bridge to the hospiceâ€™: The impact of a Community Volunteer Programme in Uganda. Jack, Barbara A; Kirton, J; Birakurataki, J; Merriman, A // Palliative Medicine;Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p706
In Africa, the need for palliative care provision is escalating with an increasing number of people living with HIV/AIDS, coupled with rising cancer and AIDS-related cancer diagnoses. In Uganda there is a shortage of doctors, particularly in rural areas. To address this Hospice Africa Uganda...
- Issues of 'life' and 'death' for patients receiving palliative care-comments when confronted with a research tool. Voltz, Raymond; Galushko, Maren; Walisko, Johanna; Karbach, Ute; Ernstmann, Nicole; Pfaff, Holger; Nauck, Friedemann; Radbruch, Lukas; Ostgathe, Christoph // Supportive Care in Cancer;Jun2011, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p771
Purpose: To be able to study the desire for hastened death (DhD) in patients receiving palliative care, research tools reflecting the thoughts of patients are needed. In order to better understand what issues of 'life' and 'death' mean to patients receiving palliative care in Germany, we...
- Speaker Abstracts. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Feb2005, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p165
Presents information on several speaker abstracts on subjects related on palliative care. Hospice medical director course module B: Regulatory issues; Research training in palliative care for fellows and junior facility; Healing words: A poetry workshop for clinicians; Beyond the ordinary:...
- December Spotlight: Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester. // Westchester County Business Journal;12/7/2009, Vol. 48 Issue 49, p23
The article offers information on the services provided by the Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester (HPCW), a medical organization located in Westchester, New York. The organization assists patients with terminating illnesses in making sound decisions with regards to their health care. It is...
- First priority of care: recognising and communicating the end of life. Mendes, Aysha // Journal of Renal Nursing;Nov2014, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p298
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- Nurses should become more skilled in palliative care. Scott, Helen // British Journal of Nursing;6/23/2005, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p631
Focuses on the views of nurses on palliative care. Principles of palliative care nursing; Benefits of introducing nursing students into the hospice environment; Views on the nursing profession.
- Gender: a relevant analytic key to palliative care? Lisbeth Thoresen // International Journal of Palliative Nursing;Sep2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p424
This article presents information on palliative nursing. Palliative nursing is frequently described as meaningful, even a privilege, but it is well documented that palliative nurses often feel pushed to the limit. The demands and expectations of patients, relatives, colleagues and leaders, and...
- Conference and Course Listings 2005. // International Journal of Palliative Nursing;Dec2004, Vol. 10 Issue 12, p611
This article focuses on conferences and courses related to nursing to be held in the year 2005. "Annual Assembly of American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association" will be held on January 19-23, 2005, in New Orleans. The "12th International...