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Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166478/a-caregiving-experience-in-a-singaporean-chinese-family
#1
See Mieng Tan
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 6, 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166477/sitting-vigil-a-personal-reflection
#2
Meghan Thiel, Janice Firn
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February 6, 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166476/a-deathbed-and-two-dozen-packets-of-jam
#3
Abigail Nathanson
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
February 6, 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28140778/psychosocial-well-being-of-young-people-who-participated-in-a-support-group-following-the-loss-of-a-parent-to-cancer
#4
Mariann Olsson, Tina Lundberg, Carl Johan Fürst, Joakim Öhlén, Ulla Forinder
Despite the evidence of unmet support needs among young people who have lost a parent to cancer, only a few support group initiatives have been reported. This observational prospective study explored the psychosocial well-being of young people who participated in support groups at a Swedish specialist palliative care setting. On three occasions, 29 participants, aged 16-28 years, answered questionnaires covering characteristics of the participants, circumstances of the losses, psychosocial well-being of the young people, and their own assessment of the support groups...
January 31, 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271977/end-of-life-conversations-and-hospice-placement-association-with-less-aggressive-care-desired-in-the-nursing-home
#5
Joann P Reinhardt, Deirdre Downes, Verena Cimarolli, Patricia Bomba
Education about end-of-life care and treatment options, communication between family and health care providers, and having advance directives and medical orders in place are important for older adults with chronic, progressive decline and end-stage disease who spend their last days in the nursing home. This study used retrospective data (6 months before death) of long-stay nursing home decedents (N = 300) taken from electronic health records to capture the end-of-life experience. Findings showed for almost all decedents, Do Not Resuscitate and Do Not Intubate orders were in place, and just over one-half had Do Not Hospitalize and No Artificial Feeding orders in place...
January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271976/therapy-first-not-the-patient
#6
Anne M Kelemen, Hunter Groninger
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January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271975/summer-weekend-children-s-grief-camp-a-counselor-s-reflection
#7
Mary Ann Clute
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January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271974/editor-s-introduction
#8
Ellen L Csikai
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January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271973/soldier-s-heart
#9
John Scott Janssen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271972/grief
#10
Mary Ann Clute
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January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271971/a-case-study-of-a-life-cut-short
#11
Janis L Mendoza
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January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28271970/patient-reluctance-to-discuss-pain-understanding-stoicism-stigma-and-other-contributing-factors
#12
John Cagle, Morgan Bunting
Some patients are hesitant to disclose when they are experiencing pain. However, the reasons for this, such as stoicism and concern about being a bother to others, are poorly understood. If patient pain goes unrecognized during clinical encounters, patients may also be at greater risk for pain-related crises, use of hospice/palliative care on-call services, and in-patient transfers. This is an evidence-informed development of a practice-oriented conceptual model to understand and address patient reluctance to admit pain...
January 2017: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938030/a-humble-letter-to-a-very-sick-friend-a-suggestive-missive
#13
Paul J Moon
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938029/editor-s-introduction
#14
Ellen L Csikai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938028/my-nana-s-hands
#15
Kristyn Fazzalaro
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938027/the-stigma-experienced-by-terminally-ill-patients-evidence-from-a-portuguese-ethnographic-study
#16
Ana Patrícia Hilário
The aim of this study was to offer an understanding of the ways in which terminally ill patients may face discrimination due to their visibly altered body. An ethnographic approach was adopted and fieldwork was conducted over 10 months in 2 inpatient hospice units in Portugal. Participant observation was complemented by 50 in-depth interviews with terminally ill patients, family members, and hospice staff. The stigma experienced by terminally ill patients derived mostly from the behavior of peers, extended family members, and friends toward their visibly altered body...
October 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938026/caregiving-youth-knowledge-and-perceptions-of-parental-end-of-life-wishes-in-huntington-s-disease
#17
Melinda S Kavanaugh, Hyunjin Noh, Lixia Zhang
Knowledge of patient end-of-life (EOL) wishes and discussions are vital for family caregivers, including children and youth who may be in caregiving roles ("young carers" or "caregiving youth"). However, little is known about caregiving youth awareness and perceptions of EOL issues. This study sought to explore caregiving youth knowledge of EOL wishes and their willingness for EOL discussions. Face-to-face interviews with 40 caregiving youth ages 10-20, who have a parent with Huntington's disease (HD), provided information about their knowledge of the presence of their ill parent's living will (LW) and durable power of attorney for health care (DPAHC), and willingness to talk with the parent about EOL choices and possibility of death...
October 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938025/advancing-hospice-and-palliative-care-social-work-leadership-in-interprofessional-education-and-practice
#18
Susan Blacker, Barbara A Head, Barbara L Jones, Stacy S Remke, Katherine Supiano
The importance of interprofessional collaboration in achieving high quality outcomes, improving patient quality of life, and decreasing costs has been growing significantly in health care. Palliative care has been viewed as an exemplary model of interprofessional care delivery, yet best practices in both interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional practice (IPP) in the field are still developing. So, too, is the leadership of hospice and palliative care social workers within IPE and IPP. Generating evidence regarding best practices that can prepare social work professionals for collaborative practice is essential...
October 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27938024/conflicting-family-narrative-regarding-an-aids-related-death
#19
David Purnell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27462957/exhaust-all-measures-ethical-issues-in-pediatric-end-of-life-care
#20
Kara J Thieleman, Cara Wallace, Andrea N Cimino, Heidi A Rueda
The death of a child may have a profound impact on parents, family members, and health care providers who provided care for the child. Unique challenges are faced by parents of seriously ill children as they must serve as the legal authority for health care decisions of children under age 18, although the child's wishes must also be considered. Social workers must balance core social work values, bioethical values, and psychosocial issues presented by such situations. While studies have been conducted with physicians and nurses regarding ethical issues in pediatric end-of-life care settings, little is known about how social workers experience these conflicts...
July 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
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