Pediatric Palliative Care at a Glance

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Abstract:

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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Author(s):
National Institute of Nursing Research
Country of Origin:
United States
Medical Reviewer:
PhD, RN
Other Reviewer:
MHS, Health Communications Specialist
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
Translated by translation company. Reviewed by second translator at translation company
Community Participation:
This resource was reviewed by a member(s) from the language-speaking community for accuracy and cultural relevance after translation.
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N/A
Population:
N/A
Resource Creation Date:
11/15/2015
Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
11/3/2015
Record Last Updated:
1/4/2019

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