Health promotion in palliative care: The case for conceptual congruence

Rosenberg, John P. and Yates, P. M. (2010) Health promotion in palliative care: The case for conceptual congruence. Critical Public Health, 20 2: 201-210. doi:10.1080/09581590902897394

Author Rosenberg, John P.
Yates, P. M.
Title Health promotion in palliative care: The case for conceptual congruence
Journal name Critical Public Health   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0958-1596
Publication date 2010-06
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1080/09581590902897394
Volume 20
Issue 2
Start page 201
End page 210
Total pages 10
Editor David Evans
Paul Crawshaw
Place of publication Oxon, United Kingdom
Publisher Routledge
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Subject C1
920211 Palliative Care
111712 Health Promotion
Abstract 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. © 2010 Taylor & Francis.
Keyword Palliative care
Health promotion
Conceptual congruence
Social models of health
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