Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Children.
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Given the limited number of pediatric-specific palliative care programs, palliative care providers of all disciplines may be called on to care for infants, children, and adolescents with serious illness. This article provides a review of the unique components of pediatric palliative care, including key roles within an interdisciplinary team, pediatric developmental considerations, use of medical technology and complexities of symptom management in children with serious illness, hospice utilization, as well as pointers for discussions with families regarding a patient's quality of life and goals of care.
Subjectpediatric caregiving issues
pediatric chronic illness
pediatric decision making
pediatric palliative care
pediatric symptom management
Published Version (Please cite this version)10.1089/jpm.2018.0482
Publication InfoMeade, Kristin; Kamal, Arif; Lee, Yu-Lin; Jordan, Megan; Keefer, Patricia M; Snaman, Jennifer M; ... Rosenberg, Abby (2018). Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Caring for Children. Journal of palliative medicine, 21(12). pp. 1783-1789. 10.1089/jpm.2018.0482. Retrieved from https://hdl.handle.net/10161/18577.
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health services and outcomes research, information-technology enabled registries, supportive oncology and palliative care, quality assessment and improvement
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