Bereaved parents' perspectives on their needs.

  title={Bereaved parents' perspectives on their needs.},
  author={N. D'Agostino and Deborah Berlin-Romalis and Vesna Jovcevska and M. T. Barrera},
  journal={Palliative & supportive care},
  volume={6 1},
OBJECTIVE The loss of a child can be traumatic for parents, given the profound bond established with the deceased child. Parental bereavement and the need for bereavement services are not well understood. This study examined parental perspectives regarding bereavement services from a pediatric oncology treating center. METHODS A 2-h focus group of seven parents, audiotaped and transcribed verbatim, was conducted by two facilitators using open-ended questions to generate discussion regarding… CONTINUE READING

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