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Outcomes: 1. Discuss how families use perinatal palliative legacy items after they return to the community. 2. Understand how perinatal palliative legacy items can affect deceased infant identity in the family. Key Message: Current literature does…

Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to define and summarize the major themes characterizing CMC family caregivers' experiences of rest, rejuvenation, and respite and then illustrate examples of those themes from family caregivers' stories. 2.…

Infants, children and young people with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions often experience acute, transient pain episodes known as breakthrough pain. There is currently no established way to assess breakthrough pain in paediatric…

Outcomes: 1. Identify key actions that help prepare families for the dying process. 2. Consider how the defined key actions may apply to other settings of practice. Key Message: Preparing families for end-of-life symptoms and circumstances may help…

Background: There is a growing evidence-base underpinning implementation of person-centred outcome measures into adult palliative care. However evidence on how best to achieve this with children facing life-threatening and life-limiting conditions is…

Background: There is a lack of research about the experiences and impact of having a sibling with a life-limiting condition. Studies focus on the sibling experience during childhood but the experience and impact during adulthood is unknown despite…

Importance: Attitudes toward end-of-life decision-making in neonatology have been studied in physicians and other health care professionals and are mostly shaped by their clinical education and work experiences. In contrast, attitudes among the…

Background: Few studies have examined the spiritual environment of parents of children receiving palliative care in Southern European countries, which are mostly characterized by secularization (or the abandonment of traditional religiosity) and an…

Background/objectives: Shared decision-making is widely accepted as the best approach for end-of-life decision-making for children with life-limiting conditions. Both paediatricians and parents find benefit in preparing for such decisions. However,…

Objective: To describe the experiences of nurses as they learned to provide palliative care in the NICU. Design: Interpretive description. Setting: Four NICUs in three Canadian provinces, including one rural center and three tertiary centers.…

Aim: This work explores the experiences and meaning attributed by parents who underwent the decision-making process of withholding and/or withdrawing life-sustaining treatment for their newborn. Methods: Audio-recorded face-to-face interviews were…

Objective: To compare and contrast the perceived care needs of children with life-limiting conditions (CLLC) from the perspectives of the children, parents and healthcare providers. Design: A qualitative case study method using semistructured…

Background: Little is known about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on families of children with chronic life-limiting conditions who died during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: In this qualitative study, parents of a child (< 18 years) who died…

Objectives: Children with intellectual disability experience patient safety issues resulting in poor care experiences and health outcomes. This study sought to identify patient safety issues that pertain to children aged 0-16 years with intellectual…

Neonatal death is the leading category of death in children under the age of 5 in the UK. Many babies die following decisions between parents and the neonatal team; when a baby is critically unwell, with the support of healthcare professionals,…

To examine the parent's experiences of bonding in the care of newborns who were seriously ill during the neonatal period and did not survive. Design: Data were collected through 7 interviews with 10 parents whose infants were cared for and died in a…

Spiritual care is an essential domain of pediatric palliative care. The current mainland China faces a lack of national guidance and a shortage of specialized personnel to provide spiritual care in a traditional developing country. Objectives: To…

OBJECTIVES: The ways in which children understand dying and death remain poorly understood; most studies have been carried out with samples other than persons with an illness. The objective of this study was to understand the process by which…

The objective was to know the vulnerabilities experienced by family members/caregivers of children with a chronic. Qualitative research supported by the theoretical framework of the French philosopher Rosello Un which 15 family members/caregivers of…

Physicians who care for children with life-threatening conditions are uniquely positioned to support families through the dying phase when treatment efforts have failed. Taking on this role for families requires a great deal of time and strategic…

Background/aims: Children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions are rarely involved in research. Engaging them directly enables them to express the meaning of their condition in their own words. This study aimed to explore the language…

BACKGROUND: Residents often feel unprepared to care for dying patients and may benefit from more training. Little is known about factors in the clinical setting that promote resident learning about end of life (EOL) care. OBJECTIVE(S): This…

Abstract Purpose: To understand the experience of nurses caring for infants and children with life limiting and life-threatening conditions. Design and methods: A qualitative phenomenological study was conducted, collecting data through deep…

Background: Children and young people (CYP) with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions (LLLTC) face specific challenges when self-reporting health outcomes, including communication difficulties and sensitivities around subject matter. No ideal…

OBJECTIVES: Chronically ill adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients experience barriers to accessing psychosocial care. AYAs who receive palliative and psychosocial care experience numerous benefits from these services. However, we still lack…

Background More young adults with life-limiting conditions are surviving into adulthood needing adult palliative care (Gibson- Smith, Jarvis, Norman et al., 2021). The evidence on appropriate service models is sparse (Clark & Fasciano, 2015. Am J…

Background and Objectives: Historically marginalized religious and cultural groups are at risk for lower quality of care than majority groups. No study to date specifically queries Muslim experiences with the American health care system (AHCS). We…

Technology-dependent children are a sub-population of seriously ill children with life-limiting conditions who are being cared for at home by their families. Although home-based care has been the model of care for these children since the late 1980s,…

Little is known about how nursing care at the end of a child's life impacts long-term parental bereavement. We aimed to explain, contextualize, and examine comparisons between quantitative trends in children's end-of-life care and parents'…

Background Having a child admitted to the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) is often an emotional and stressful experience for parents. Aim The aim of the study was to explore parents’ experiences during and after their child’s hospitalization in…

Fathers are under-represented in pediatric palliative care research despite frequently playing a key role in the lives of their children. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that affected paternal study invitation and participation. A…

Adolescent and young adults diagnosed with cancer represent a vulnerable population needing careful collaborative care from interprofessional teams. Healthcare providers must understand and appreciate the respective scopes of practice of palliative…

Background: Health care providers' perception of pediatric palliative care might negatively influence timely implementation. The aim of the study was to examine understanding of and attitudes towards pediatric palliative care from the perspective of…

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