Chapter 2. Developments in Palliative Care

  1. Huda Huijer Abu-Saad
  1. Huda Huijer Abu-Saad and
  2. Annemie Courtens

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690598.ch2

Evidence-based Palliative Care Across the Life Span

Evidence-based Palliative Care Across the Life Span

How to Cite

Abu-Saad, H. H. (2001) Developments in Palliative Care, in Evidence-based Palliative Care Across the Life Span, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690598.ch2

Author Information

  1. Professor of Nursing Science, Director, Centre for Nursing Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, Maastricht University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632058181

Online ISBN: 9780470690598

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Keywords:

  • palliative care;
  • sick people;
  • protestant reformation;
  • hospitals;
  • interdisciplinary team

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The history of palliative care

  • Definition

  • Philosophy of palliative care

  • European Association for Palliative Care

  • Summary and conclusions