A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with...
Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press
Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life
The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a...
Published August 9th 2012 by Routledge
Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment
Ethics in Hospice Care: Challenges to Hospice Values in a Changing Health Care Environment explores the pressures and challenges facing hospice and aims to produce new studies and educational materials on hospice ethics to help professionals in the field. Many of the tensions felt by caregivers and...
Published July 9th 1997 by Routledge
Discover how fellow professionals view the evolving world of information selection, maintenance, access, and delivery. Practical Issues in Collection Development and Collection Access presents discussions on a wide range of topics in the field. Readers may not agree with all the opinions expressed...
Published June 1st 1995 by Routledge