Chapter 19. Palliative Care Research

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair1,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist2 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer3
  1. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch19

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Milligan, S. (2009) Palliative Care Research, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 2

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 3

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. University of the West of Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • The need for palliative care research;
  • The current state of palliative care research in the UK and abroad;
  • The body of palliative care evidence gathered to date;
  • Barriers and challenges in palliative care research;
  • Cultural and practical barriers to palliative care research;
  • Ethical issues in palliative care research;
  • Methodological challenges to palliative care research;
  • Future directions for palliative care research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • The need for palliative care research

  • The current state of palliative care research in the UK and abroad

  • The body of palliative care evidence gathered to date

  • Barriers and challenges in palliative care research

  • Future directions for palliative care research

  • References