A review of children's dying in a paediatric intensive care unit.

Abstract

AIM To identify methods of treatment withdrawal, staff support and follow up of families with children dying in a paediatric intensive care unit (PICU). METHOD A retrospective review of the 25 children who died in the PICU over 1992 was made. RESULTS There were two groups of patients. Group A (16 children) had cessation of active treatment. The decision… (More)

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