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Hospice Care for Children
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Hospice Care for Children

Ann Armstrong-Dailey and Sarah Zarbock

Abstract

Children with life-threatening and terminal illnesses—and their families—require a unique kind of care to meet a wide variety of needs. This book, now in its third edition, provides an authoritative source for the many people involved in the care of dying children. Written by leading authorities in pediatrics and palliative medicine, it emphasizes practical topics and covers the entire range of issues related to hospice care, from psychological stress to pain and symptom management. The text has been fully updated and includes an international perspective chapter and a chapter written by Child ... More

Keywords: dying children, life-threatening illness, terminal illness, families, pediatrics, palliative medicine, hospice care, psychological stress, pain, symptom management

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195340709
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.001.0001

Authors

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Ann Armstrong-Dailey, editor

Sarah Zarbock, editor

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