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Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care.

Chi Eung Danforn Lim, Rachel W C Ng, Nga Chong Lisa Cheng, Maria Cigolini, Cannas Kwok, Frank Brennan
BACKGROUND: End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is a chronic, debilitative and progressive illness that may need interventions such as dialysis, transplantation, dietary and fluid restrictions. Most patients with ESKD will require renal replacement therapy, such as kidney transplantation or maintenance dialysis. Advance care planning traditionally encompass instructions via living wills, and concern patient preferences about interventions such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation and feeding tubes, or circumstances around assigning surrogate decision makers...
July 26, 2016: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Kerrie Noonan
: A recent article in the BMJ highlighted the role of social media has in changing the way we talk about and respond to death and dying. There are so many social media channels do you know which ones are best for communicating about your work? for networking with peers? participating in journal clubs? disseminating research with the international community? What about your local community- how do you increase engagement online to promote your work and events? How can you use social media to source and access interesting content and information about the public health approach? This workshop is designed as a beginner level and new user workshop and is suitable for anyone wanting to be more active in social media...
April 2015: BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care
Ellen L Csikai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2013: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
Lori Wiener, Denice Grady McConnell, Lauren Latella, Erica Ludi
OBJECTIVE: A growing multicultural society presents healthcare providers with a difficult task of providing appropriate care for individuals who have different life experiences, beliefs, value systems, religions, languages, and notions of healthcare. This is especially vital when end-of-life care is needed during childhood. There is a dearth of literature addressing cultural considerations in the pediatric palliative care field. As members of a specific culture often do not ascribe to the same religious traditions, the purpose of this article was to explore and review how culture and religion informs and shapes pediatric palliative care...
February 2013: Palliative & Supportive Care
Senthil P Kumar
CONTEXT: Pediatric palliative care clinical practice depends upon an evidence-based decision-making process which in turn is based upon current research evidence. AIMS: This study aimed to perform a quantitative analysis of research publications in palliative care journals for reporting characteristics of articles on pediatric palliative care. SETTINGS AND DESIGN: This was a systematic review of palliative care journals. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twelve palliative care journals were searched for articles with "paediatric" or "children" in titles of the articles published from 2006 to 2010...
September 2011: Indian Journal of Palliative Care
Ellen L Csikai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2011: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
Kelly Penz, Wendy Duggleby
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to explore the hope experience of registered nurses (RNs) who provide palliative care services in community settings. The specific aims of the study were to (1) describe their hope experience, (2) develop a reflexive understanding of the processes of their hope, and (3) construct a substantive theory of hope of palliative care RNs. METHODS: Using constructivist grounded theory methodology, purposeful theoretical sampling was used to enroll 14 practicing community palliative care RNs in the study...
September 2011: Palliative & Supportive Care
Senthil P Kumar
OBJECTIVE: A common disorder requiring symptom palliation in palliative and end-of-life care is cancer. Cancer pain is recognized as a global health burden. This paper sought to systematically examine the extent to which there is an adequate scientific research base on cancer pain and its reporting characteristics in the palliative care journal literature. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Search conducted in MEDLINE and CINAHL sought to locate all studies published in 19 palliative/ hospice/ supportive/ end-of-life care journals from 2009 to 2010...
January 2011: Indian Journal of Palliative Care
Ellen L Csikai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2008: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
Ellen L Csikai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2008: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
Ellen L Csikai
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2005: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
Tressie A Dutchyn Ayers
A conceptual model of a partnership in 'like-minded thinking' consists of the following components: a relationship, a shared goal with mutual agreement to work toward that goal, and reciprocal encouragement between two people. A like-minded alliance is a relationship that offers support while at the same time encourages hope and establishes a reciprocating emotional attitude of hopefulness. The discussion focuses on the principles of such a model that is designed primarily as a lay intervention for anyone who has a close friend with cancer and who wants to assist the friend in maintaining a hopeful attitude in the face of illness...
March 2007: Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy
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