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BACKGROUND: The demonstrated benefit of integrating palliative care (PC) into cancer treatment has triggered an increased need for PC services. The trajectory of integrating PC in comprehensive cancer centers, particularly pediatric centers, is…

BACKGROUND: End-of-life care (EOLC) discussions and treatment-related decisions, including phase 1 trial enrollment, in patients with incurable disease are complex and can influence the quality of EOLC received. The current study was conducted in…

BACKGROUND: It can be difficult to explain pediatric phase 1 oncology trials to families of children with refractory cancer. Parents may misunderstand the information presented to them, and physicians may assume that certain topics are covered in the…

Abstract Background: The use of propofol for palliative sedation of children is not well documented. Objective: Here we describe our experience with the use of propofol palliative sedation therapy (PST) to alleviate intractable end-of-life suffering…

BACKGROUND: Adolescents commonly experience loss due to death, and perceived closeness to the deceased can often increase the intensity of bereavement. Adolescents and early young adult (AeYA) oncology patients may recall previous losses or…

Objectives
Distinguish between the ‘‘best interest standard’’
and ‘‘the harm principle’’ in the evaluation of familial
medical decision making in pediatrics and
analyze the strengths and weaknesses of each.
Identify key legal cases in pediatrics…
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