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Ethical issues in palliative care

Pat Webb

Ethical issues in palliative care

by Pat Webb

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Published by Radcliffe Pub. in Abingdon, UK, Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Palliative Care,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Terminal care,
  • Palliative treatment

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Patricia Webb ; foreword by Ian Ainsworth-Smith
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR726 .E774 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 135 p. ;
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24894624M
    ISBN 101857758250
    ISBN 109781857758252
    LC Control Number2010455089
    OCLC/WorldCa58554912

      When the Beginning is the End: Ethical and Practical Issues in Neonatal End-of-Life Care - Duration: SeattleChildrens 2, views. Palliative care improves the quality of life of patients and their families who are facing problems associated with life-threatening illness, whether physical, psychosocial or spiritual. Each year, an estimated 40 million people are in need of palliative care, 78% of them people live in low- and middle-income countries.

    Ethical Issues in the Care of the Dying and Bereaved Aged, Paperback by John, Morgan D., ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US Our problems seemingly develop faster than our ability to cope with those problems. In Ethical Foundations of Palliative Care for Alzheimer Disease, leading ethicists and clinicians from the United States and Europe explore ethical and scientific concerns about the diagnosis and prognosis of Alzheimer disease, challenges arising from applying palliative procedures to its symptoms, key philosophical and theological concepts.

    Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Expand your knowledge in hospice and palliative medicine. Formerly known as the UNIPAC series, the Essential Practices in Hospice and Palliative Medicine self-study series is comprised of 9 books, each focused on a specific topic in hospice and palliative medicine, with accompanying confidence-based learning modules. Ethical Issues in Palliative Care. Sharon de Caestecker. LOROS, The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice, Leicester, UK LOROS, The Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice, Leicester, UK. Search for more papers by this author. Book Editor(s): Christina Faull BMedSci, MBBS, MD, FRCP, PGCertMed Ed, Dip Clin Hypnosis Principles of Ethical Decision Author: Sharon de Caestecker.


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Ethical issues in palliative care by Pat Webb Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ethical issues in palliative care often arise because of concerns about how much and what kind of care make sense for someone with a limited life expectancy. There is often conflict between clinicians, nurses, other health care team members, patients, and family members about what constitutes appropriate care, particularly as patients approach.

Health professionals are faced with a range of ethical issues in the context of providing palliative care and end of life care. For example, issues related to autonomy, decision-making, whether to withhold or withdraw treatment, nutrition and hydration.

Awareness of and sensitive management of these ethical issues is a hallmark of high quality. Introduction. From the outset of its scientific endeavors (), palliative care has faced moral and ethical challenges when conducting research involving human subjects (henceforth termed participants) (2–4).The rationale for these ethical concerns has rested on several common perceptions, among them: that the palliative care population is especially fragile and Cited by: The boundary between 'palliative' and The book's strength is that it encourages the reader to consider a particular situation and to identify the process by which a course of action is reached.

In this book's updated form, new questions are asked and the outline of debates which may follow in the future is left for the reader to take forward.

Get this from a library. Ethical issues in palliative care. [Pat Webb;] -- Initial definitions and some theoretical input leads on to a practice-based text which will enable people from a variety of professions to discuss and debate issues familiar to their practice.

End-of-life care decision making carries paramount importance due to the advancements in medical sciences. Since medical science has evolved over the time and now has a potentiality to reshape the circumstances during death and in turn prolong lives, various ethical issues surround end-of-life by: 7.

Whereas pediatric issues are often an afterthought in palliative care textbooks, this guide explores the unique nature of ethical dilemmas in the prenatal, neonatal, and adolescent age groups. Other important topics such as neuro-palliative care, organ donation, research, and moral distress are also covered in : Robert C.

Macauley. Hence, the paper involves extensive and systematic on the available literatures that discuss ethical issues on end of life care in the healthcare sector. Overview of Approaches to End of Life Care.

According to Giovanni (), there are two main approaches that are used in end of life care and they include hospice care and palliative care. Ethical issues in paediatric palliative care. Bioethics involves the application of ethical principles to medical practice and research.

It is 'a line of intellectual inquiry' which is said to 'begin where consensus ends'. Palliative care services also help ensure the autonomy of chronically ill patients.

The principle of autonomy asserts the ethical right to make one's own decisions and carry them through. 22 This principle values the intrinsic worth of the individual and a person's ability to decide what is in his or her own best interest.

In respecting patient. Ethical issues that arise towards the end of life may be complex. Some examples of ethical issues encountered in palliative care are: Ethical principles which guide actions and responses to these situations are consistent with principles applied in all areas of health care.

These principles include: Palliative Care Expert Group. This chapter addresses what Bishop and Scudder refer to as the “primary sense of nursing practice,” the moral sense. The objective is to prepare the nurse for identifying, addressing, and resolving the complex questions that arise in caring for individuals and families facing life-limiting illnesses.

A brief review of the major theories that are the basis for the commonly accepted Author: Maryjo Prince-Paul. (Comprehensive coverage of all major ethical issues encountered in palliative care). Robbins M. () Evaluating Palliative Care: Establishing the Evidence Base Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Sims R, Moss VA () Palliative Care for People with AIDS Edward Arnold, London. (Highly recommended for all called upon to provide palliative care. It is more focused, practical, and less philosophical than Webb’s ‘Ethical Issues in Palliative Care’.

In the first part of the book there are chapters on ethical theory, the theory and practice of decision-making, decisions at the end-of-life (including euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide), autonomy and rights, and the use of sedation.

This book is a collection of essays by a variety of specialists with a particular interest in palliative care.

It contains seven chapters by six different authors. The first chapter Why is the study of ethics important. is by Patricia Webb, a lecturer in palliative care with a background in nursing.

She tells us that studying ethics encourages logical reasoned thinking Author: P Kaye. This book addresses key areas in oncology nursing in which ethical concerns commonly arise, including treatment decisions making, clinical trials, genetics, and palliative and end-of-life care.

Visit the ONS Store to pick yours up today. Palliative care is now not just about the end stage of diseases like cancer and motor-neuron disease, but includes all illnesses that are currently non-curable and life -limiting.

Because of these changes in the specialty a whole range of new ethical issues have occurred and will continue to do so. This book brings together the knowledge and experience of a diverse team. In order to understand some of the ethical dilemmas that face hospice programs in the United States, one must understand the Medicare Hospice Benefit, which is the model by which hospice programs provide palliative care to terminally ill patients in the United States.

Unlike palliative care programs outside the United States, patients must have a prognosis of 6 Cited by:   Introduction Ethical issues arise daily in the delivery of palliative care.

Despite much (largely theoretical) literature, evidence from specialist palliative care practitioners (SPCPs) about real-world ethical challenges has not previously been synthesised. This evidence is crucial to inform education and training and adequately support staff.

The aim of this systematic Author: Guy Schofield, Emer Brangan, Mariana Dittborn, Richard Huxtable, Lucy Selman. This handbook offers a practical, thorough approach to the clinical practice of palliative care. Adding North American authors to its roster of UK contributors, the third edition of this award-winning book addresses important changes in the evidence base of palliative care, as well as an emphasis on end-of-life community-based care.

Ethics in Palliative Care A Complete Guide Robert C. Macauley, MD. Provides comprehensive analysis of a broad range of ethical topics in palliative care, combining historicolegal perspective, clinical experience, and philosophical rigor. In this chapter, we will clarify these ethical issues in hospice, proving that hospice is not only ethically sound, but a good care alternative in thwarting the pain of fast approaching death.

AB - Hospice decreases the fear of dying alone, reduces the agony of death, and helps in maintaining dignity at the end of : Padmashri Rastogi. Palliative care is, of necessity, team care since no single profession could possibly meet all the varied needs of terminally ill patients.

This fact introduces the special ethical issues associated with collective human activity. Central is the question of by: