When Children Die: Improving Palliative and End-Of-Life Care for Children and Their Families
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The death of a child is a special sorrow. The Author of this Book is National Academy Of Sciences No matter the circumstances, a child's death is a life-altering experience. Array ISBN . Except for the child who dies suddenly and without forewarning, physicians, nurses, and other medical personnel usually play a central role in the lives of children who die and their families. When Children Die: Improving Palliative and End-Of-Life Care for Children and Their Families available in English. At best, these professionals exemplify "medicine with a heart." At worst, families' encounters with the health care system leave them with enduring painful memories, anger, and regrets.When Children Die examines what we know about the needs of these children and their families, the extent to which such needs are -- and are not -- being met, and what can be done to provide more competent, compassionate, and consistent care.