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Pediatric Palliative Care for Children with Progressive Non-Malignant Diseases

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, BC Children’s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6H 3N1, Canada
Children 2018, 5(2), 28; https://doi.org/10.3390/children5020028
Received: 22 December 2017 / Revised: 4 February 2018 / Accepted: 12 February 2018 / Published: 20 February 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Pediatric Palliative Care)
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. View Full-Text
Keywords: palliative care; palliative medicine; terminal care; hospice care; metabolic diseases; inborn genetic diseases; social support; disease progression; symptom management; emotional support palliative care; palliative medicine; terminal care; hospice care; metabolic diseases; inborn genetic diseases; social support; disease progression; symptom management; emotional support
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