What Would You Do if It Were Your Kid?

Title

What Would You Do if It Were Your Kid?

Creator

Korones DN

Publisher

New England Journal Of Medicine

Date

2013

Description

I know we're not supposed to have favorites, but Lizzy was one of mine. She was 8 years old. Her eyes still sparkled, even though her curly brown hair had long since fallen out because of radiation and chemotherapy for a malignant brain tumor. When the tumor recurred, her parents and I knew she would ultimately die of her disease. But she felt fine, and it was impossible not to give second-line therapy a try. Things did not go well. Within 2 months, Lizzy had a worn and vacant stare, and her normally animated face was expressionless. Then, during an . . .
2013

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Type

Journal Article

Citation

Korones DN, “What Would You Do if It Were Your Kid?,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed October 7, 2022, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/14617.

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