Cicely Saunders: Selected writings 1958-2004

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Cicely Saunders is universally acclaimed as a pioneer of modern hospice care. Trained initially in nursing and social work, she qualified in medicine in 1958 and subsequently dedicated the whole of her professional life to improving the care of the dying and bereaved people. Founding StChristopher's Hospice in London in 1967, she encouraged a radical new approach to end of life care combining attention to physical, social, emotional and spiritual problems, brilliantly captured in her concept of 'total pain'. Her ideas about clinical care, education and research have been hugelyinfluential, leading to numerous prizes and awards in recognition of her humanitarian achievements. This book includes a selection of Cicely Saunders' most important writings throughout a period of over forty years.Full articles, chapters, editorials, reviews, and commentaries include important clinical themes relating to the care of dying people such as pain and symptom management, issues of communication and truth telling, and the needs of particular patient groups, such as those with cancer and otherdiseases. The book includes pieces that reflect on the wider development of the palliative care field and on policy and organisational issues. Some of the papers take up the theme of spiritual care at the end of life, as well as the question of euthanasia, raising in turn issues of a widertheological and philosophical nature.The articles are written for a multi-disciplinary audience and will be of enormous interest to many professionals now working in palliative care. The collection will become a key work of reference for those interested in the evolution of hospice and palliative care and will serve as an importantsourcebook of many currently hard to obtain publications by the acknowledged founder of the modern hospice movement. This book will also stand as a remarkable testimony to the personal contribution of Cicely Saunders and the influence she has had upon the modern field of palliative and end of lifecare.

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Cicely Saunders is universally acclaimed as a pioneer of modern hospice care. Trained initially in nursing and social work, she qualified in medicine in 1958 and subsequently dedicated the whole of her professional life to improving the care of the dying and bereaved people. Founding StChristopher's Hospice in London in 1967, she encou...

A pioneer of modern palliative care, Cicely Saunders has helped change the way the world cares for the terminally ill. She founded St. Christopher's Hospice in 1967 as the first research and teaching hospice linked with clinical care. Dame Cicely holds many honours including degrees and the Order of Merit, and was made a Dame of the B...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.9 inPublished:January 5, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Saunders, C. (1958) 'Dying of Cancer'. St Thomas's Hospital Gazette, 56 (2), 37-472. Saunders, C. (1959a) 'Should a Patient Know...?' Nursing Times October 16, 994-9953. Saunders, C. (1959b) 'When a Patient is Dying'. Nursing Times November 13, 1129-11304. Saunders, C. (1960) 'The Management of Patients in the Terminal Stage'. In R. Raven ed. Cancer, Vol. 6. London: Butterworth and Company, 403-175. Saunders, C. (1961a) 'And From Sudden Death... '. Frontier, Winter6. Saunders, C. (1961b) 'A Patient...' . Nursing Times (31 March), 394-977. Saunders, C. (1961c) 'The Care of the Dying'. Better Health (May), 18-208. Saunders, C. (1961d) Terminal illness. Proceedings of Health Congress, Royal Society of Health, Symposium on 'Teaching, an Aspect of Home Care', Blackpool 24-28 April. London: Royal Society of Health, 112-149. Saunders, C. (1962) 'Working at St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney'. Annual Report of St Vincent's, Dublin, 37-3910. Saunders, C. (1963a) 'The Treatment of Intractable Pain in Terminal Cancer'. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Medicine 56 (3) March, 195-97, (Section of Surgery, 5-7)11. Saunders, C. (1963b) Letter 21 September 'Distress in Dying'. British Medical Journal, Vol. 2, July-December, 74612. Saunders, C. (1964a) Review of F. Sauerbruch and H. Wenke eds. (1963), 'Pain: Its Meaning and Significance', translated by Edward Fitzgerald. Medical News (10 July), 16-1713. Saunders, C. (1964b) 'The Need for Institutional Care for the Patient with Advanced Cancer'. Anniversary Volume, Cancer Institute, Madras, 1-814. Saunders, C. (1965) 'The Last Stages of Life'. American Journal of Nursing, 65 (3), 70-7515. Saunders, C. (1966) 'The Last Frontier'. Frontier, Autumn, 183-8616. Saunders, C. (1967a) The Management of Terminal Illness. London: Hospital Medicine, 1-2917. Saunders, C. (1967b) 'St Christopher's Hospice'. British Hospital Journal and Social Service Review, Vol. 77, 2127-3018. Saunders C. (1970) 'Training for the Practice of Clinical Gerontology: The Role of Social Medicine'. Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology, 5, 72-7819. Saunders C. (1973-4) 'A Place to Die'. Crux, 11 (3), 24-2720. Saunders C. (1975) 'Dimensions of Death'. In M. A. H. Melinsky ed. Religion and Medicine. London: S. C. M., 113-1621. Saunders C. (July 1, 1976) 'The Problem of Euthanasia'. Care of the Dying - 1. Nursing Times, 72 (26), 1003-522. Saunders C. (1978a) 'Appropriate Treatment, Appropriate Death'. In C. Saunders ed. The Management of Terminal Disease, 1st edition. London: Edward Arnold, 1-923. Saunders C. (1978b) 'The Philosophy of Terminal Care'. In C. Saunders ed. The Management of Terminal Disease, 1st edition. London: Edward Arnold, 193-20224. Saunders, C. (1981a) Templeton Prize Speech at Guildhall Ceremony (May), 1-15. Unpublished25. Saunders C. (1981b) 'Current Views on Pain Relief and Terminal Care'. In M. Swerdlow ed. The Therapy of Pain. Lancaster: MTP Press, 215-4126. Walsh T. D and C. Saunders (1984a) Letter 'Heroin and Morphine in Advanced Cancer'. New England Journal of Medicine, 310 (9), 59927. Saunders C. (1984b) 'Pain and Impending Death'. In P. Wall and R. Melzack eds. Textbook of Pain. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 472-7828. Saunders C. (1984c) 'On Dying Well'. Cambridge Review (February 27), 49-5229. Saunders C. (1984d) Letter 'Evaluation of Hospice Activities'. Journal of Chronic Disease, 37 (11) 87130. Saunders C. (1986a) 'The Modern Hospice'. In F. S. Wald ed. In Quest of the Spiritual Component of Care for the Terminally Ill: Proceedings of a Colloquium. Yale: Yale University School of Nursing, 41-4831. Saunders, C. (1986b) Foreword. In N. Autton Pain: An Exploration. London: Darton, Longman and Todd, ix-x32. Saunders, C. (1988a) 'Spiritual pain'. Journal of Palliative Care, 4 (3), 29-3233. Saunders, C. (1988b) Hospice - A Meeting Place for Religion and Science, 1-13. Unpublished in English34. Saunders, C. (1992a) Letter [on Alfred Worcester]. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care (July/August), 235. Saunders, C. (1992b) 'Voluntary Euthanasia' (editorial). Palliative Medicine, 6 (1), 1-536. Saunders, C (1997) Foreword. In M. Kearney Mortally Wounded: Stories of Soul Pain, Death and Healing. Dublin: Marino, 11-1237. Saunders, C. (1998a) 'Why I Welcome TV Cameras at the Death Bed'. Daily Mail, Friday, 20 March38. Saunders, C. (1998b) Foreword. In D. Oliviere, R. Hargreaves and B. Monroe Good Practices in Palliative Care: A Psychosocial Perspective. Aldershot: Ashgate, ix-x39. Saunders C. (1999) 'Origins: International Perspectives, Then and Now'. The Hospice Journal 14 (3/4) 1-740. Saunders C. (2000) 'The Evolution of Palliative Care'. Patient Education and Counseling 41, 7-1341. Saunders C. (2003a) 'A Voice for the Voiceless'. In B. Monroe, D. Oliviere eds. Patient Participation in Palliative Care. A Voice for the Voiceless. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 3-842. Saunders C. (2003b) 'The Evolution of Palliative Care'. The Pharos. 4-743. Saunders, C (2004) 'Foreword'. In D. Doyle, G Hanks, Nathan Cherny and K Calman, Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine 3/e. Oxford: Oxford University Press, xvii-xx44. Saunders C. (2004) Introduction. In N. Sykes, P. Edmonds and J. Wiles eds. Management of Advanced Disease. Hodder Arnold 3-8