2019 Developing World List

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2019 Developing World List

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The purpose of this cross-sectional descriptive study is to explore pediatricians' and neonatologists' attitudes and standpoints on end-of-life (EOL) decision-making in neonates. Seventy-five physicians, employed fulltime to care for newborns in 23…

PURPOSE: This study explores the experience of disclosing critical information in the care of children with palliative care needs, from the perspective of physicians, nurses, and mothers in Jordan. DESIGN AND METHODS: This study employed a…

Background: Around 200,000 pediatric clients are diagnosed with cancer each year globally. Majority (84%) of cancer cases are found in developing countries with 20% average survival rate (Ferlay et al, 2012). Two-thirds of pediatric oncology clients…

OBJECTIVE: To assess clinical presentation of inborn errors of metabolism in neonatal period and to identify challenges in their management. METHODS: This is a retrospective study carried out in the department of Intensive Care and Neonatal Medicine…

Background: Colombia does not have knowledge about the clinical characteristics of pediatric deaths caused by life-threatening conditions and/or serious illness within the hospital setting.

PURPOSE: Family caregivers of children with cancer face emotional, psychological, and spiritual challenges coping with their child's illness. For ensuring comprehensive multidisciplinary pediatric care, there is a need to understand and define what…

BACKGROUND: Although the need for palliative care is gaining recognition in Southeast Asia, knowledge about how decisions are made for children near the end of life remains sparse. OBJECTIVE: To explore pediatric intensivists' attitudes and practices…

Research conducted using the Haley Transcultural Strengths Assessment Interview Guide used in several studies has identified 11 sources of strength routinely utilized by parents caring for their child with intensive needs and child in…

Introduction Issues: Until recently, Paediatric Palliative Care in Uganda was ignored, with less than 5% of patients seen at Hospice Africa Uganda being Paediatric patients. African Palliative Care Association (APCA) and Palliative Care Association…

There is a significant gap in the provision of palliative care for children living with HIV (CLHIV) in Indonesia. While Indonesia has one of the highest rates of HIV infection amongst children in Asia, there is limited availability and access to…

The loss of an only child is one of the most painful life events and creates tremendous change in its parents' lives. Analyzing parents' online language use may help to better understand their loss, especially their psychological process. This study…

Background and context: In DR Congo, many cancer patients in the terminal phase of their condition have minimal access to palliative care. There is a combined effect of poverty, the deteriorationofthe health system and the absenceof a well-defined…

OBJECTIVES: The unmet palliative care need is intensified in resource-limited countries where there is inequitable access to healthcare and adolescents and young adults (AYA) fall between the cracks of paediatric and adult services. We aimed to…

PURPOSE: This study was designed to report information regarding symptomology of incurable pediatric cancer to promote proactive medicine and support for children and their families in the palliative phase in Mainland China. METHOD: A multi-center…

BACKGROUND:: Lack of education and training in palliative care has been described to be one of the most important barriers to pediatric palliative care implementation. OBJECTIVE:: To examine what factors determine the degree of knowledge and level of…
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