Pediatric palliative care - The role of the patient's family.

  title={Pediatric palliative care - The role of the patient's family.},
  author={Carl Friedrich Classen},
  journal={World journal of clinical pediatrics},
  volume={1 3},
Whenever a child suffers, what does she or he cry Mother! What does that mean Palliative care is not a type of medicine based on objective evidence or statistics. The only relevant standard is the very individual quality of life. Nobody knows better what this actually means but the patient himself. Thus, if the mother's presence has the biggest impact on a child's wellbeing or comfort, she herself is the most valuable treatment modality. In nearly every publication dealing with pediatric… CONTINUE READING

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