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Outcomes: 1. In reviewing trends in pediatric palliative medicine fellowship applicant pools and discussing the landscape of perinatal medicine, participants will understand the rationale for development of a new subspecialty fellowship track in…

Background: This article examines the legal status and level of accessibility to perinatal palliative care (PPC) in Poland, with a focus on the number of services provided and the number of parents receiving PPC services. Material(s) and Method(s):…

BACKGROUND: Parents of babies diagnosed with life limiting conditions in the perinatal period face numerous challenges. Considerations include the remainder of the pregnancy, delivery of the baby and decisions around care in the neonatal period. AIM:…

Abstract Objective To quantify admissions to neonatal units in England and Wales with potential need for palliative care. Design, setting and patients Diagnoses and clinical attributes indicating a high likelihood of requiring palliative care were…

Abstract Background: An increasing number of life-limiting conditions (LLCs) is diagnosed prenatally, presenting providers with the ability to present perinatal palliative care (PnPC) services as an option. Objective: To (1) determine the profile…

OBJECTIVES: The present study aims to determine the attitudes of care providers including obstetricians, paediatricians and midwives working in perinatal, obstetric and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) wards of the selected teaching hospitals in…

Background: The Infant Maternal Perinatal Advanced Care Team program was launched in 2018 to enhance perinatal palliative care services in Toronto, Canada. Methods: Pilot patients were (1) carrying a fetus with a life-limiting diagnosis and (2)…

Perinatal palliative care (PnPC) focuses on enhancing family and newborn quality-of-life in the setting of a life-limiting fetal condition while simultaneously ensuring medical care delivery that is soundly in line with the family's goals and values.…

Addressing bias and disparities in counseling and care requires that we contend with dehumanizing attitudes, stereotypes, and beliefs that our society and profession holds towards people of color, broadly, and Black birthing people in particular. It…

Perinatal medicine is confronted by a growing number of complex fetal conditions that can be diagnosed prenatally. The evolution of potentially life-prolonging interventions for the baby before and after birth contributes to prognostic uncertainty.…

With the frequency of infant deaths in the United States, many attributed to congenital malformations and prematurity, the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) nurse must be adept at planning and providing perinatal palliative care. The NICU nurse…

During periviable deliveries, parents are confronted with overwhelming and challenging decisions. This study aimed to qualitatively explore the language that pregnant women and important others utilize when discussing palliation, or "comfort care,"…

Perinatal Palliative Care is a model of care designed to prevent and treat the physical, spiritual, emotional, and social needs of fetuses and newborn infants with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions. The care extends to the infant's family.…

BACKGROUND: Families who learn that their unborn baby has a life-limiting fetal condition are often overwhelmed by this news, alongside navigating an unfamiliar healthcare system. A skilled perinatal palliative care coordinator (PPCC) can help these…

Background Perinatal palliative care is a relatively new component of paediatric palliative care which supports families who are expecting the birth of a child with a life-limiting condition. This study seeks to understand the characteristics of the…

During periviable deliveries, parents are confronted with overwhelming and challenging decisions. This study aimed to qualitatively explore the language that pregnant women and important others utilize when discussing palliation, or "comfort care,"…

With increasing facilities for antenatal diagnosis, lowering gestation for intiation of intensive care, palliative care in the perinatal period is increasingly recognized as a specialist area. There have been standards and pathways developed in the…

Purpose of study Advances in fetal medicine have increased referrals to tertiary perinatal care centers. NRP guidelines recommend that only neonates with anencephaly and less than. 400 grams are not to be resuscitated. In 2015, Oklahoma passed a law…

Context: Infants of age less than one year have the highest mortality rate in pediatrics. The American Academy of Pediatrics published guidelines for palliative care in 2013; however, significant variation persists among local protocols addressing…

Reductions in child mortality in high-income settings have been substantial over recent decades, although variations remain between and within countries. A three-part Series outlines the epidemiology of child mortality and a standardised approach to…

The work of perinatal nurses sometimes includes emergencies involving death, or near death, which can leave health care providers with feelings of stress and grief. After experiencing a particularly stressful period, nurses at our organization…

OBJECTIVE: To compare mortality and neurodevelopmental outcomes of outborn and inborn preterm infants born at

Perinatal palliative care is the active total care of the fetus who has been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition with his/her entirety and also involves giving support to the family. It begins when illness is diagnosed, and continues regardless…

OBJECTIVE: To examine the opinions of a perinatal health team regarding decisions related to late termination of pregnancy and severely ill newborns. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An anonymous questionnaire was administered to physicians, social workers,…

Palliative care is specialized care for people with life-limiting illness; it focuses on symptom management and quality of life and ensures that a patient's care is concordant with her goals and values. Unlike end-of-life care, palliative care can be…

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Lethal fetal diagnoses are made in 2% of all pregnancies. The pregnancy experience is certainly changed for the parents who choose to continue the pregnancy with a known fetal diagnosis but little is known about how the psychological…
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