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Outcomes: 1. Participants will be able to describe the need for dedicated pediatric hospice support as well as the differences in care needs of children versus adults. 2. Participants will be able to identify at least three tangible actions to…

Introduction: Providers working with children who are dying are especially prone to burnout. Encouraging models of human flourishing may mitigate burnout and improve quality of care. However, models of job satisfaction and human flourishing have not…

Purpose of review: Thirty-day mortality (30DM) is an emerging consideration for determining whether terminally ill adult patients may benefit from palliative radiotherapy (RT). However, the efficacy and ethics of delivering palliative RT at the end…

Hospice care plays a vital role in providing compassionate and holistic support to terminally ill patients and their families. While hospice care has gained recognition and acceptance globally, its implementation and understanding in the context of…

Introduction: Paediatric palliative care aims to improve the quality of life of both the patients and their families when facing life-threatening illnesses. However, regions with strong religious and cultural practices made caring for ill children…

Background: Spiritual support should be offered to all patients and their families regardless of their affiliated status with an organized religion. Aim: To understand nonreligious theistic parents’ spirituality and to explore how parents discuss…

Research aim: The main aim was to describe the needs of parents caring for a terminally ill child during the course of the illness, the time of dying, and after the death of the child. Secondary aim was to identify the risk factors occurring during…

In this study, we analyzed the relationships among clinical, emotional, social, and spiritual dimensions of patients with advanced illness. It was a cross-sectional study, with a sample of 108 patients in an advanced illness situation attended by…

Background: Giving care to a patient at the end of life can be a challenging and confronting experience. The responsibilities of care giving may include executing complex physical and mental tasks, financial planning, patient care decision making,…
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