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Objectives: As a follow-up to a study conducted in 2002,
our objective was to obtain an accurate description of
programs that provided specialized pediatric palliative
care (PPC) in 2012 and the children who received it;
explore changes in the…

A palliative care service provider may add or decrease overall operational costs to the healthcare system. This study assessed the costs of managing respite care for children with life-limiting illness at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario…

BACKGROUND: Pediatric palliative care focuses on comprehensive symptom management and enhancing quality of life for children with life-threatening conditions and their families. Our aim was to describe Canadian programs that provided specialized…

PedPalASCNET-Lexicon-31-July2014-Final.pdf
This Lexicon has been developed through a collaborative process by the PedPalASCNET network members as a tool for clinicians and researchers to standardize the usage of common terms in the field of pediatric palliative care. The Lexicon reflects the…

BACKGROUND: Population-based research to identify underserviced populations and the impact of palliative care (PC) is limited as the validity of such data to identify PC services is largely unknown. OBJECTIVE: To determine the validity of using such…

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the recommended nutritional intake of moderately to severely neurologically impaired children is congruent with current growth parameter expectations. METHODS: Observational cross-sectional study at a children's…

Purpose To describe the formation of a paediatric palliative care programme providing care in hospital, at home or in hospice, ensuring continuity of care where the child and family desire. Study design Descriptive analysis was performed on referral…

Family carers of children with serious illness contribute many hours of medical care in addition to usual daily care. Assessing the needs and supports of family carers is not routine practice. This study is the first to utilize the interRAI Family…

Background: Health care providers (HCPs) require ongoing training and mentorship to fully appreciate the palliative care needs of children. Project ECHO® (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a model for delivering…
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