December 2022 List

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December 2022 List

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Background and Aims: Pediatric palliative care is concerned with relief of suffering of all children with a life threatening disease and their families in all domains (physical, psychological, social and spiritual). This includes pediatric oncology…

The prevalence of Pediatric Palliative Care (PPC) programs for children significantly increased over the past two decades. In more recent years, however, evidence suggests a plateau in program expansion and service reach, despite the current reality…

BACKGROUND: For children with life-limiting conditions home care is a key component of pediatric palliative care. However, poor information is available on service coverage and in particular on country-specific pediatric palliative home care…

Background and Aims: Disparities in access to pediatric palliative care (PPC) and pain management remain an under-addressed global health issue, especially in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although integration of palliative care (PC) is…

The present review analyses the implications of the best interests of the child principle, which is one of the most widely discussed principles of medical ethics and human rights, for paediatric healthcare. As a starting point, it presents the…

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Pediatric palliative care is a holistic approach that aims to enhance the quality of life of seriously ill children and their families. Despite the documented benefits, many barriers challenge early integration of such care.…

This is the second of a three-part series that explores different aspects of uncertainty, certainty and hope in the context of providing clinical care for children with rare and life-limiting neurological disorders. When caring for families impacted…

The unique needs of children requiring palliative care and their families have been increasingly recognised on a global scale. The complexities of such care, the unpredictability of the illness trajectory and increased choice in terms of where care…

When medicine proves to be powerless to cure a child suffering from cancer, there remains the path of accompaniment by what we call palliative care. This is very different from the treatments that have been administered up to now - since they are not…

Many NICUs have reached an inflection point where infant deaths following limitation of life-sustaining treatments outnumber those following unsuccessful resuscitations, and many infants who survive continue to require intensive supports. Families of…

Background and Aims: Grief in parents has been described as a very intense long-lasting experience, characterized by deep sadness, and social isolation, therefore, the recommendation of scientific societies in pediatrics is to provide bereavement…

Background and Aims: WHO defines pediatric palliative care as the active total care of the child's body, mind and spirit, which also involves giving support to the family, the aim of this study is to describe the endof-life care of children with…

There are various legal considerations and rare decisions of courts in western countries concerning palliative care and the border of viability in cases of extremely preterm babies. Nevertheless, on the one hand, regulations and decisions of courts…

BACKGROUND: As Korean neonatal nurses frequently experience the deaths of infants, moral distress occurs when they provide end-of-life care to the infants and their families. Although they need to care for the patients' deaths and consequently…

This study aimed to identify parental needs for pediatric palliative care and obtain their opinions on developing pediatric palliative care in South Korea. This qualitative research design used inductive and deductive methods. The data were collected…
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