Palliative care for prisoners

Mary Turner, Sheila Payne

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Abstract

This chapter suggests that the prison population as a whole has to contend with multiple and severe disadvantages in terms of health, education, ageing, ethnicity, and disability compared with the rest of the population. It argues that consequently the needs of dying prisoners (and their families) for supportive and palliative care can be far greater than for other patients.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDeath, Dying, and Social Differences
EditorsDavid Oliviere, Barbara Monroe, Sheila Payne
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOxford University Press
Chapter21
Pages200-206
Number of pages7
Edition2
ISBN (Electronic)9780191731532
ISBN (Print)9780199599295
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jan 2012
Externally publishedYes

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    Turner, M., & Payne, S. (2012). Palliative care for prisoners. In D. Oliviere, B. Monroe, & S. Payne (Eds.), Death, Dying, and Social Differences (2 ed., pp. 200-206). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0063