The History of Palliative Care

Stuart Milligan, Shirley Potts

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This chapter contains sections titled: * Introduction * Learning outcomes * The origins of palliative care * The modern hospice movement * Other early developments * Gaining recognition and setting standards for palliative care * Contemporary issues and future challenges * Palliative care at 40 * References
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPalliative Nursing
Subtitle of host publicationAcross the Spectrum of Care
EditorsElaine Stevens, Susan Jackson, Stuart Milligan
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781444322705
ISBN (Print)9781405169974
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2009


  • History and Ethos of Palliative Care, The origins of palliative care, The modern hospice movement, Gaining recognition and setting standards for palliative care, Contemporary issues and future challenges, National Council for Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Services (NCHSPCS)


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