Chapter 3. Providing Palliative Care for Marginalised and Disenfranchised People

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. John Atkinson community nurse Health Care Manager Senior Lecturer Professor Associate Dean

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch3

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Atkinson, J. (2009) Providing Palliative Care for Marginalised and Disenfranchised People, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Paisley, 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 package versus active ingredients;
  • Beneficence and the curse of evidence base;
  • Time limitations – cancer, non-malignancy and lifestyle;
  • Through the looking glass – the after and secondary cancer marginalised;
  • Non-malignant long-term illness;
  • The esteem of cancer and the undeserving – existential assumptions;
  • The religion, language and ritual of hospice;
  • Pathways to resolution – clinical and restorative palliative care;
  • Use of non-clinical evidence and criteria – changing the stated aims;
  • Assisting non-professional approaches

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • Where are they?

  • Overview and context

  • Bioethical principles

  • Culture and moral worthiness

  • Pathways to resolution – clinical and restorative palliative care

  • Conclusion – the palliative approach

  • References