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Hospice Care for Children$
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Ann Armstrong-Dailey and Sarah Zarbock

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195340709

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.001.0001

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Neonatal Death

Neonatal Death

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(p.131) 5 Neonatal Death
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Hospice Care for Children
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Cheryl Marco Naulty

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0006

This chapter examines neonatal death in the context of pediatric palliative care. It suggests that the issue of death in the nursery is a complex one which is not easily answered by rules or regulations, legal or ethical arguments, medical facts, or emotional pleas. The chapter discusses the essential components of a successful hospice program, including pain management, bereavement care, and a mechanism for follow-up after death.

Keywords:   neonatal death, palliative care, hospice care, bereavement care, pain management

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