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The Conversation

Author : Angelo E. Volandes
ISBN : 9781620408568
Genre : Social Science
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In this "enlightening" (Jane Brody, New York Times) book, Harvard Medical School physician Angelo E. Volandes offers a solution to traumatic end-of-life care: talking, medicine's oldest tool. There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions, tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though research shows that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved ones. Dr. Angelo E. Volandes believes that a life well lived deserves a good ending. Through the stories of seven patients and seven very different end-of-life experiences, he demonstrates that what people with a serious illness, who are approaching the end of their lives, need most is not new technologies but one simple thing: The Conversation. He argues for a radical re-envisioning of the patient-doctor relationship and offers ways for patients and their families to talk about this difficult issue to ensure that patients will be at the center and in charge of their medical care. It might be the most important conversation you ever have.

The Conversation

Author : Angelo Volandes, M.D., M.D.
ISBN : 1620408554
Genre : Social Science
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There is an unspoken dark side of American medicine--keeping patients alive at any price. Two thirds of Americans die in healthcare institutions, tethered to machines and tubes at bankrupting costs, even though research shows that most prefer to die at home in comfort, surrounded by loved ones. Dr. Angelo E. Volandes believes that a life well lived deserves a good ending. Through the stories of seven patients and seven very different end-of-life experiences, he demonstrates that what people with a serious illness, who are approaching the end of their lives, need most is not new technologies but one simple thing: The Conversation. He argues for a radical re-envisioning of the patient-doctor relationship and offers ways for patients and their families to talk about this difficult issue to ensure that patients will be at the center and in charge of their medical care. It might be the most important conversation you ever have.

How To Have The Conversation Talking With Family About End Of Life

Author : Norman Crampton
ISBN : 9781483494494
Genre : Reference
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“A warm, reassuring, faith-based guide to some of the most important—and in their own way, sacred—acts of forethought and planning that you will ever confront.” —Katy Butler, bestselling author of Knocking on Heaven’s Door and The Art of Dying Well How this book fits into life plans A growing number of older people are beginning to think about having what’s called “the conversation” with family and close friends—talking about the practical and spiritual matters that become important toward the end of life. And that's new. Death is probably the last taboo topic in America. But this book is set before a crisis, when you're blessed with good health, can talk confidently—and expect to live forever! This book is for caring people. It’s practical, readable, and concise, providing both motive and plan for having the conversation with dear ones.

Transformative Healthcare Practice Through Patient Engagement

Author : Graffigna, Guendalina
ISBN : 9781522506645
Genre : Medical
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Recent literature suggests that patient participation and engagement may be the ideal solution to the efficacy of healthcare treatments, from a clinical and pragmatic view. Despite the growing discussions on the necessity of patient engagement, there is no set of universally endorsed, concrete guidelines or practices. Transformative Healthcare Practice through Patient Engagement outlines the best practices and global strategies to improve patient engagement. This book features a convergence of healthcare professionals and scholars elucidating the theoretical insights borne from successful patient education, and the technological tools available to sustain their engagement. This book is a useful reference source for healthcare providers, students and professionals in the fields of nursing, therapy, and public health, managers, and policy makers.

Health Care Delivery And Clinical Science Concepts Methodologies Tools And Applications

Author : Management Association, Information Resources
ISBN : 9781522539278
Genre : Medical
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The development of better processes to provide proper healthcare has enhanced contemporary society. By implementing effective collaborative strategies, this ensures proper quality and instruction for both the patient and medical practitioners. Health Care Delivery and Clinical Science: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on emerging strategies and methods for delivering optimal healthcare and examines the latest techniques and methods of clinical science. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as medication management, health literacy, and patient engagement, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for professionals, practitioners, researchers, academics, and graduate students interested in healthcare delivery and clinical science.

The Skill Of End Of Life Communication For Clinicians

Author : Kathleen Benton
ISBN : 9783319604442
Genre : Medical
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With a focus on end-of-life discussion in aging and chronically ill populations, this book offers insight into the skill of communicating in complex and emotionally charged discussions. This text is written for all clinicians and professionals in the fields of healthcare and public health who are faced with questions of ethical deliberation when a patient’s illness turns from chronic to terminal. This skill is required to manage care well in an age of advanced technology, and numerous autonomous choices. With a palliative care and ethics focus, the manuscript provides case studies illustrating issues which occur in the acuity and chronicity of end of life. Clear tools for clinicians, such as scripting and “the advance care planning video library" are included. The book focuses on the unique concept of outpatient ethics, including readmission prevention and shortened length of stay through good communication for clinicians who will be required to conduct this discussion with patients. The ethical undertone in this text provides a perfect opening for application in healthcare ethics classes, both in fields of public health and healthcare. Medical scholars and physicians, nurse practitioners and physician’s assistants, as well as social workers, both in practice and training, will benefit from this text.

Hiv And Aging

Author : M. Brennan-Ing
ISBN : 9783318059465
Genre : Psychology
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Despite decades of attention on building a global HIV research and programming agenda, HIV in older populations has generally been neglected until recently. This new book focuses on HIV and aging in the context of ageism with regard to prevention, treatment guidelines, funding, and the engagement of communities and health and social service organizations. The lack of perceived HIV risk in late adulthood among older people themselves, as well on the part of providers and society in general, has led to a lack of investment in education, testing, and programmatic responses. Ageism perpetuates the invisibility of older adults and, in turn, renders current medical and social service systems unprepared to respond to patients’ needs. While ageism may lead to some advantages – discounts for services, for example – it is the negative aspects that must be addressed when determining the appropriate community-level response to the epidemic.

Daughters Of The American Revolution Magazine

Author : Daughters of the American Revolution
ISBN : UCAL:B2873577
Genre : Genealogy
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Daughters Of The American Revolution Magazine

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924093246431
Genre : United States
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Lippincott S Monthly Magazine

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ISBN : CHI:74725794
Genre : American literature
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Short Stories For Spare Moments

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ISBN : UIUC:30112003639611
Genre : Short stories, American
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Lippincott S Magazine Of Literature Science And Education

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Mcbride S Magazine

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ISBN : MINN:31951000970819R
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Constructive Conversations About Health

Author : Marshall Marinker
ISBN : 1846190339
Genre : Medical
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Current health policy is required to respond to a constantly changing social and political environment characterised, particularly in Europe, by ageing populations, increased migration, and growing inequalities in health and services. With health systems under increasing strain there is a sense that we need to seek new means of determining health policy. Much political debate focuses on managerial issues such as the levels of health funding and the setting and missing of targets. Meanwhile our moral imperatives, our values and principles, go relatively unexamined. What are these values? Can we agree their validity and salience? How do we manage the paradox of competing goods? Can we find new ways of talking about, and resolving, our conflicting values and competing priorities in order to create sound, appropriate, and just health policies for the 21st Century? Written by leading health policy makers and academics from many countries, "Constructive Conversations about Health" examines in depth the underlying values and principles of health policy, and posits a more enlightened public and political discourse. The book will be invaluable for those involved in health policy making and governance, politicians, healthcare managers, researchers, ethicists, health and social affairs media, health rights and patient participation groups. 'The literature on health policy is vast. On offer are models of health services, economic theory, management theory, disquisitions on ethical principles, social analyses, literally thousands of publications. In a globalised and electronically networked world, this literature has already generated its own particular language, a policy jargon replete with terms that look deceptively familiar, terms that will be much in evidence in what now follows, terms whose meanings require our closest attention.' - Marshall Marinker.

Books In Print 2004 2005

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ISBN : 0835246493
Genre : Literature
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Dostoevsky

Author : Joseph Frank
ISBN : 0691014221
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Describes Dostoevsky's experiences in a prison camp in Siberia, examines the influence of Russian intellectual life on him, and discusses his early writings

Galignani S Messenger

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In It Together

Author : Matthew d'Ancona
ISBN : 9780670919949
Genre : Political Science
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Matthew d'Ancona's In It Together is the revelatory inside story of Britain's coalition government. Andrew Rawnsley told the inside story of new labour in Servants of the People and The End of the Party and now renowned political journalist Matt d'Ancona cuts right to the heart of the Lib Dem/Tory struggle in In It Together. With exclusive, unprecedented access to all the major senior figures, from David Cameron, George Osborne, Boris Johnson and Nick Clegg, he will tell the truth behind key relationships, the U-turns, the shifts in policies, the dramatic fights and arguments and the warring within the party. A breathtaking book that takes you into the heart of government, it reveals the truth behind the corridors of Whitehall and Number 10. Matthew d'Ancona is the award-winning political columnist for The Sunday Telegraph, a position he has held since 1996. He was Deputy Editor of that paper before becoming editor of The Spectator in 2006. During his editorship, the magazine enjoyed record circulation and he was named Editor of the Year (Current Affairs) in the 2007 BSME awards.

Life

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ISBN : UCR:31210005566185
Genre : American periodicals
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Chicanoliteratur

Author : Heiner Bus
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000404686
Genre : American literature
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