• Medicine
  • Published 2008

Children at End-of-Life: How Families Manage Transitions

  title={Children at End-of-Life: How Families Manage Transitions},
  author={Aara Z. Amidi-Nouri},
Author(s): Amidi-Nouri, Aara | Advisor(s): Davies, Elizabeth M | Abstract: This dissertation considers how families with a child with a life-limiting condition at end-of-life manage the transitions associated with the various locations of care: home, hospice, and hospital. Twenty-five participants were included in this grounded theory study: 9 mothers, 6 fathers, 4 grandmothers, 5 siblings, and one ill child. Families were recruited from either of two agencies: a pediatric hospice facility, or… CONTINUE READING

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