How important is sex in later life? The views of older people.
"Opening a can of worms": GP and practice nurse barriers to talking about sexual health in primary care.
- M. Gott, Elisabeth Galena, S. Hinchliff, H. Elford
- Medicine, Political ScienceFamily Practice
- 1 October 2004
GPs and practice nurses do not address sexual health issues proactively with patients, and this area warrants further attention if policy recommendations to expand the role of primary care within sexual health management are to be met.
Older people's views about home as a place of care at the end of life
- M. Gott, J. Seymour, G. Bellamy, D. Clark, S. Ahmedzai
- Medicine, Political SciencePalliative Medicine
- 1 July 2004
Findings run counter to assumptions that the medicalised, institutional death cannot be a ‘good death’, and efforts made to examine how institutional deaths can take on a more meaningful quality are examined.
Advanced heart failure: impact on older patients and informal carers.
This older cohort of people suffering from heart failure appears to have needs not unlike those of patients with 'terminal diseases' when people are diagnosed with more familiar terminal illnesses, in particular cancer, they are given ongoing explanations, reassurance and support.
What is resilience? An Integrative Review of the empirical literature.
There is no universal definition of resilience adopted in the research literature, and some common themes identified: rising above, adaptation and adjustment, dynamic process, 'ordinary magic' and mental illness as a marker of resilience.
Where do people die? An international comparison of the percentage of deaths occurring in hospital and residential aged care settings in 45 populations, using published and available statistics
- J. Broad, M. Gott, Hongsoon Kim, M. Boyd, He Chen, M. Connolly
- Medicine, Political ScienceInternational Journal of Public Health
- 1 April 2013
This cross-national comparison of location of death information from published reports and available data includes more populations than any other known, indicating the need to optimise models of end-of-life care in this setting.
Barriers to advance care planning in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
It is indicated that significant service improvement is needed before the objective of the End of Life Care Strategy regarding patient participation in end of life decision-making is to be achieved and professional education and increased public education alone will not be enough to effect the level of change required.
Barriers to seeking treatment for sexual problems in primary care: a qualitative study with older people.
It is indicated that many older people have sexual problems that they would like to discuss with their GP, but they feel unable to do so, and GPs may need to be more proactive in raising sexual health issues in consultations if these needs are to be met.
'I daresay I might find it embarrassing': general practitioners' perspectives on discussing sexual health issues with lesbian and gay patients.
- S. Hinchliff, M. Gott, Elisabeth Galena
- Psychology, MedicineHealth and Social Care in the community
- 1 July 2005
It is indicated that (non-hetero)sexual orientation could form a barrier to talking about sexual health matters for almost half of this GP sample.