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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

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ann Armstrong-Dailey, editor

Sarah Zarbock, editor

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Introduction

Ann Armstrong-Dailey, and Sarah Zarbock

2 Pain and Symptom Management

Susan M. Huff, and Nancy Hutton

5 Neonatal Death

Cheryl Marco Naulty

6 Care for the Child with HIV Infection and AIDS

Lori Wiener, Cynthia Fair, Maryland Pao, and Philip Pizzo

7 Caring for Bereaved Parents

J. William Worden, and James R. Monahan

9 Spiritual Care of Children and Parents

Paul Thayer, and Robert Nee

15 Children's Hospice and Palliative Care Worldwide

Joan Marston, Rosa Maria Germ, Danilo J. Granera Lopez, Patricia Lowe, and Rosalie Shaw

17 Children's Hospice International Program for All-Inclusive Care for Children and their Families (CHI PACC)

Patricia A. Lowe, Charlotte M. Curtis, Brian Greffe, Caprice Knapp, Elizabeth Shenkman, and Phyllis J. Sloyer

18 Palliative Care across a Pediatric Post-Acute Health-Care System

Eileen Chisari, Edwin Simpser, and Burton Grebin

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