End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions

Title

End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions

Creator

Pearce L

Publisher

Nursing standard

Date

2017

Subject

child; Infant; pediatrics; Terminal Care; terminal care; article; childhood mortality; human; child health; palliative therapy; infant; college; Western Europe

Description

Essential facts According to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, the UK has one of the worst child mortality rates in western Europe, with more than 2,000 children and young people dying in 2012. In addition, it is estimated that about 50,000 children and young people in the UK have a life-limiting condition that may need palliative care.

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Citation List Month

April List 2024

Collection

Citation

Pearce L, “End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed July 24, 2024, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/19555.