A Practical Guide to Palliative Care in Paediatrics

Paediatric Palliative Care for Health Professionals
by No-surname Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service – Paediatric Palliative Care Service

Publisher: Vivid Publishing

Publication Date: October 05, 2015

ISBN: 9781925341645

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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This ebook is a practical guide to all of the issues relating to the care of a child or young person with a life limiting condition. It aims to empower clinicians to care for children at home or as close to home as possible. It is a national resource and a major contribution towards supporting dying children and their families to have the best quality of life. Sections include psychosocial considerations, symptom management, the dying process, bereavement and ethics. New sections for this edition include perinatal palliative care and quality improvement in paediatric palliative care. The booklet includes a number of appendices including commonly used drugs and doses. The booklet where possible tries to be evidence based, and reflects best practice guidelines for the Australian and New Zealand context.