Pediatric end-of-life care for Taiwanese children who died as a result of cancer from 2001 through 2006.

@article{Tang2011PediatricEC,
  title={Pediatric end-of-life care for Taiwanese children who died as a result of cancer from 2001 through 2006.},
  author={Siew Tzuh Tang and Y N Hung and T Liu and D Lin and Yueh-Chih Chen and Shiao-Chi Wu and Tsui Hsia Hsu},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 7},
  pages={890-4}
}
PURPOSE Patterns of aggressive end-of-life (EOL) care have not been extensively explored in a pediatric cancer population, especially outside Western countries. The purpose of this population-based study was to examine trends in aggressive pediatric EOL cancer care in Taiwan. METHODS Retrospective cohort study that used administrative data among 1,208 pediatric cancer decedents from 2001 through 2006. RESULTS Taiwanese pediatric cancer patients who died in 2001 through 2006 received… CONTINUE READING

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