Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care

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  • Joanne Wolfe, MD, MPH, Director, Pediatric Advanced Care Team (PACT), Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Pamela Hinds, RN, PhD, FAAN, Director, Nursing Research, St. Jude's Children's Hospital; Adjunct Professor, University of Tennessee College of Nursing, Memphis, TN
  • Barbara Sourkes, PhD, Kriewall-Haehl Director, Palliative Care Program, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

The Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care, by Drs. Joanne Wolfe, Pamela Hinds, and Barbara Sourkes, aims to inform interdisciplinary teams about palliative care of children with life-threatening illness. It addresses critical domains such as language and communication, symptoms and quality of life, and the spectrum of life-threatening illnesses in great depth. This comprehensive product takes a first-of-its-kind team approach to the unique needs of critically ill children. It shows how a collaborative, interdisciplinary care strategy benefits patients and their families. If you deal with the complex care of critically ill children, this reference provides a uniquely integrated perspective on complete and effective care.
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Palliative Medicine, Pediatrics, Oncology, Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Educators, Psychology and Social Work


Book information

  • Published: January 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0262-0

Table of Contents


Needs Assessment

Interdisciplinary Care and Symptom Control

The Team Approach and the Family

Research and education