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Pediatric Palliative Care for Children with Progressive Non-Malignant Diseases

Journal title
Children (Basel, Switzerland)
Publication year
2018
Author(s)
Siden, H.
Volume
5
Number
2

A substantial number of children cared for by pediatric palliative care physicians have progressive non-malignant conditions. Some elements of their care overlap with care for children with cancer while other elements, especially prognosis and trajectory, have nuanced differences. This article reviews the population, physical-emotional and social concerns, and trajectory.

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