Health promotion in palliative care : the case for conceptual congruence
This article provides a critical review of the literature relevant to the conceptual foundations of health promoting palliative care. It explores the separate emergence and evolution of palliative care and health promotion as distinct concerns in health care, and reviews the early considerations given to their potential convergence. Finally, this article examines the proposal of health promoting palliative care as a specific approach to providing end of life care through a social model of palliative care. Research is needed to explore the impact for communities, health care services and policy when such an approach is implemented within palliative care organisations.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||palliative care, health promotion, conceptual congruence, social models of health, community, death|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group|
|Copyright Statement:||This is an electronic version of an article published in [Critical Public Health]. [Critical Public Health] is available online at informaworldTM|
|Deposited On:||13 Oct 2010 21:12|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 14:16|
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