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Psychosocial oncology & palliative care in Hong Kong : the first decade /
edited by Richard Fielding and Cecilia Lai-wan Chan.
imprint
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2000.
description
xii, 298 p. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
9622095038, 9789622095038
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imprint
Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2000.
isbn
9622095038
9789622095038
catalogue key
7038115
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Dr Richard Fielding is the Head of the Behavioural Sciences Unit in the Department of Community Medicine, the University of Hong Kong. Professor Cecilia Lai-wan Chan is the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Hong Kong.
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Summaries
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This book documents the major developments that have occurred in the past decade in the area of psychosocial oncology and palliative care in Hong Kong. Contributions describing the interventions by practitioners involved in service development in nursing, social work and clinical psychology are complemented by chapters detailing academic research, and theoretical perspectives. In this text, practitioners and academics give a rich emphasis to the unique cultural mix of Hong Kong when outlining interventions and theoretical issues.
Main Description
As the evidence-base for clinical practice in the management of life-threatening diseases and care at the end of life increases, it is apparent that psychosocial factors play a most profound role, influencing outcomes at every level from quality of life a
Main Description
As the evidence-base for clinical practice in the management of life-threatening diseases and care at the end of life increases, it is apparent that psychosocial factors play a most profound role, influencing outcomes at every level from quality of life and satisfaction with clinical services through to duration of survival and mortality.
Table of Contents
Preface
Contributors
Psychosocial and Palliative Care in the Chinese Context: The Challenges Ahead Cecilia Lai-Wan Chan, Richard Fielding
The Wider Philosophy of Palliative Care: How It Is Applicable in the General Ward Katherine Th
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