Procedural burden experienced by children with cancer during their terminal hospital admission

Title

Procedural burden experienced by children with cancer during their terminal hospital admission

Creator

Corkum K S; Lautz T B; Hebal F N; Rowell E E

Publisher

Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Date

2019

Subject

acute respiratory failure; adolescent; amputation; article; artificial ventilation; bone marrow biopsy; bone marrow transplantation; brain ventricle peritoneum shunt; cancer palliative therapy; central nervous system tumor; central venous catheter; child; childhood cancer; cohort analysis; craniotomy; debridement; disease burden; excision; fasciotomy; female; heart arrest; heart surgery; hospital admission; human; intestine resection; invasive procedure; laparoscopy; length of stay; leukemia; lobectomy; major clinical study; male; myringotomy; ostomy; pain; priority journal; public health insurance; retrospective study; segmentectomy; sepsis; spine fusion; stem cell transplantation; terminal care; thoracoscopy; thoracotomy; vascular access; ventriculostomy

Description

Background: Children with chronic conditions, including cancer, have been shown to have high-intensity end-of-life care. We assessed the frequency and timing of invasive procedures that children with cancer undergo during their terminal hospital admission (THA).

Rights

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Citation List Month

Oncology 2019 List

Collection

Citation

Corkum K S; Lautz T B; Hebal F N; Rowell E E, “Procedural burden experienced by children with cancer during their terminal hospital admission,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed August 3, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/16938.

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