Pediatric palliative care gains recognition.

  • Kristine Crane
  • Published 2011 in Journal of the National Cancer Institute


P alliative care is not commonly associated with pediatrics, but pediatric palliative care programs are growing throughout the country — not as children die, but as they live longer with serious illnesses. A study published in the May 10 issue of Pediatrics showed that 70% of children were alive one year after their first consultation in a palliative care… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djr401