End-of-Life Experiences for Children with Complex Chronic Conditions and Their Bereaved Parents: Perspectives on Preparedness (TH340C)

Children with complex chronic conditions (CCC) are assisted with technology and receive intensive medical care throughout their lives, resulting in unique end-of-life (EOL) needs. Parent perspectives are necessary to improving care, yet little is known about the lived experience of parents of children with CCC.
Source: Journal of Pain and Symptom Management - Category: Palliative Care Authors: Source Type: research

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