Palliative care and pediatrics

Title

Palliative care and pediatrics

Creator

Anghelescu DL; Oakes L; Hinds PS

Publisher

Anesthesiology Clinics of North America

Date

2006

Subject

PedPal Lit

Description

This article reviews the unique challenges of pediatric palliative medicine. These challenges originate from the specific epidemiology of pediatric diseases for which palliative care is indicated and the necessity to provide child-focused, family-oriented, relationship-centered medical care. The emphasis of the ultimate aims of pediatric palliative care is to care for the body, mind, and spirit, to enhance quality of life, and to minimize suffering.
2006

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation

Anghelescu DL; Oakes L; Hinds PS, “Palliative care and pediatrics,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed April 21, 2024, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13189.