TITLE

Uncertainty in prognosis a key barrier to end-of-life care for children

AUTHOR(S)
Stephenson, Michelle
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;4/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on research about barriers to end-of-life are for children. According to a study conducted at the University of California in San Francisco to determine the attitudes and concerns of nurses and physicians on the palliative care for children. Results showed that the most common barriers to good end-of-life care for children include uncertain prognosis, differences in treatment goals and communication barriers.
ACCESSION #
31705862

 

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