Chapter 9. Palliation and End of Life Care Issues

  1. Dr Daniel Kelly1 and
  2. Dr Faith Gibson2
  1. Maggie Bisset,
  2. Sue Hutton and
  3. Daniel Kelly

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch9

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults

How to Cite

Bisset, M., Hutton, S. and Kelly, D. (2008) Palliation and End of Life Care Issues, in Cancer Care for Adolescents and Young Adults (eds D. Kelly and F. Gibson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697740.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Reader in Cancer and Palliative Care, School of Health and Social Science, Middlesex University, London

  2. 2

    Senior Lecturer in Children's Cancer Nursing Research, UCL Institute of Child Healthand Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130943

Online ISBN: 9780470697740

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Keywords:

  • health care;
  • decision making;
  • fundamental aspects;
  • cancer;
  • emotional impact

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The importance of experience

  • Constructions of palliative care

  • The search for meaning

  • Working with the search for meaning

  • Practice and challenges in palliative care

  • Is there meaning in bereavement?

  • Common occurrences in bereavement

  • Having a hiding place

  • Completing the construction of palliative care

  • Summary

  • References