Seven Types of Uncertainty When Clinicians Care for Pediatric Patients With Advanced Cancer

Title

Seven Types of Uncertainty When Clinicians Care for Pediatric Patients With Advanced Cancer

Creator

Hill D L; Walter J K; Szymczak J E; DiDomenico C; Parikh S; Feudtner C

Publisher

Journal of Pain and Symptom Management

Date

2020

Subject

child; human; palliative therapy; controlled study; article; pediatrics; childhood cancer; patient referral; Uncertainty; qualitative analysis; cancer patient; cancer prognosis; oncologist; pediatric patient; semi structured interview; organization; care behavior; Advanced cancer

Description

Context: Clinicians deciding whether to refer a patient or family to specialty palliative care report facing high levels of uncertainty. Most research on medical uncertainty has focused on prognostic uncertainty. As part of a pediatric palliative referral intervention for oncology teams we explored how uncertainty might influence palliative care referrals.

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Citation List Month

Oncology 2020 List

Collection

Citation

Hill D L; Walter J K; Szymczak J E; DiDomenico C; Parikh S; Feudtner C, “Seven Types of Uncertainty When Clinicians Care for Pediatric Patients With Advanced Cancer,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed June 14, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/17375.

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