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PURPOSE OF REVIEW:
Ethical challenges are commonly encountered when caring for children with life-threatening conditions.
RECENT FINDINGS:
Controversial end-of-life issues, such as physician-assisted death and medical futility, may also arise in…

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: An up-to-date summary of the literature on children's and adolescents' understanding of their own terminal illness and death. RECENT FINDINGS: Clinicians still find it difficult to speak with pediatric patients about death even…

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the definition of advanced directive, understand the implications for the patient, family and healthcare team, and address the obstacles involved in the implementation., RECENT FINDINGS: Advanced directives propose a…

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the role of pediatric palliative care (PPC) for children with metabolic and neurological diseases. RECENT FINDINGS: There is a growing body of literature in PPC, though it remains limited for children with metabolic and…
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