When a child cannot be cured - reflections of health professionals

Title

When a child cannot be cured - reflections of health professionals

Creator

De Graves S; Aranda S

Publisher

European Journal Of Cancer Care

Date

2005

Subject

Adaptation; PedPal Lit; as an awareness and acceptance that slowly develops. New models of care that incorporate palliative care throughout the disease trajectory are recommended.; especially following relapse where there is reduced clarity surrounding the child's outcome. Prognostic uncertainty and continued hope for survival make the shift to palliation difficult; PsychologicalAttitude of Health Personnel Attitude to Health Child Humans Medical Oncology Neoplasms/mortality/psychology/therapy Oncologic Nursing Palliative Care/psychology Prognosis Social Work Treatment Failure Uncertainty; raising questions about the applicability of traditional palliative care models for these children and their families. Decision making in this context is complicated by a lack of clarity; uncertainty and continued hope. Shifting the focus of care from cure to palliation is not experienced as a discrete event but rather

Description

2005

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

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Citation

De Graves S; Aranda S, “When a child cannot be cured - reflections of health professionals,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed October 7, 2022, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13481.

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