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By Brian S. Carter MD FAAP, Marcia Levetown MD FAAP FAAHPM, Sarah E. Friebert MD FAAP FAAHPM

There are few issues requiring extra services, delicacy, and compassion than taking care of an boy or girl, baby, or younger grownup with a life-limiting . Written by means of major researchers, clinicians from suitable disciplines, relations, and advocates, this useful advisor presents execs all for pediatric palliative and end-of-life care with accomplished info in one volume.

Thoroughly up to date and accelerated, this version comprises chapters addressing the original demanding situations dealing with kids with HIV/AIDS and their households, care in domestic and ICU settings, tough decision-making tactics, and the significance of communique with the kid and relations, in addition to thoroughly new chapters on religious dimensions of care and academic and advocacy tasks. meant for basic care physicians, pediatric practitioners and experts, domestic care and hospice body of workers, pastoral counselors, and affected households, the ebook comprises resource and reference fabric and sensible, hands-on tips.

With contributions from a world staff of specialist educators, clinicians, and oldsters, this ebook takes a very interdisciplinary method of pediatric palliative care, proposing most sensible practices, transparent guideline, and the most recent details and examine for somebody concerned about pediatric palliative and end-of-life care.

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