Standards for pediatric patients offer support for community hospice

July 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Jul2010, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p73
The article focuses on the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) Standards of Practice for Pediatric Palliative Care and Hospice developed by the Children's Project for Palliative/Hospice Services (ChiPPS) of NHPCO, which was supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics. It says that the standard provides best practices for pediatric care and options for hospices that see various patients. It adds that the standard also shows collaborations for hospice and palliative care.


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