Pediatric Palliative Care at a Glance
This two-page fact sheet educates people about pediatric palliative care, which is supportive care for children with serious illnesses and their families. It provides a brief overview of pediatric palliative care, and answers some common questions that families may have, such as when palliative care can start, how it works, where care can be provided, and who pays for it. The document includes tips to help parents talk about palliative care with their family and their child’s health care provider.
The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) provides complimentary copies of their printed materials. Please visit NINR’s Palliative Care: Conversations Matter® Brochures and Fact Sheets page for more information.
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