Psychosocial and spiritual needs of children living with a life-limiting illness

Title

Psychosocial and spiritual needs of children living with a life-limiting illness

Creator

McSherry M; Kehoe K; Carroll JM; Kang T; Rourke MT

Publisher

Pediatric Clinics Of North America

Date

2007

Subject

Child; Humans; Health Services Needs and Demand; Interdisciplinary Communication; Expressed Emotion; Activities of Daily Living; Spirituality; Sibling Relations; Psychology; patient care team; Chronic disease; social support; Palliative Care/methods; Pain/psychology/therapy

Description

Quality end-of-life care includes the management of distressing symptoms; provisions of care, including the assessment and management of psychosocial and spiritual needs; and respite from diagnosis through death and bereavement. Meeting the palliative care goal of improved quality of life depends on medical and nursing practitioners understatnding and effectively assessing psychosocial symptoms.
2007

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

609--29, ix--x

Issue

5

Volume

54

Citation

McSherry M; Kehoe K; Carroll JM; Kang T; Rourke MT, “Psychosocial and spiritual needs of children living with a life-limiting illness,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed August 2, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/14346.

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