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Background: Pediatric palliative care (PPC) aims to improve quality of life for patients with life-limiting diseases and complex symptoms irrespective of cure-directed therapy. Generally an early integration of PPC is recommended. This is also the…

We read with interest the article titled “A “Good Death” for Children with Cardiac Disease” by Moynihan et al. [1] The authors found that parents were less likely to perceive a “good death” when there was a lack of advanced care planning, poor pain…

OBJECTIVES: Describe pediatric palliative care consult in children with heart disease; retrospectively apply Center to Advance Palliative Care criteria for pediatric palliative care consults; determine the impact of pediatric palliative care on end…

Learning Objectives: Integration of pediatric palliative care (PPC) into the management of children with serious illness and their families is widely endorsed by international organizations and experts in the field as standard of care. However,…

Integration of pediatric palliative care (PPC) into management of children with serious illness and their families is endorsed as the standard of care. Despite this, timely referral to and integration of PPC into the traditionally cure-oriented…
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