Research in pediatric palliative care: closing the gap between what is and is not known.

@article{Knapp2009ResearchIP,
  title={Research in pediatric palliative care: closing the gap between what is and is not known.},
  author={Caprice A. Knapp},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2009},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={392-8}
}
Pediatric palliative care provides physical and psychosocial care to children with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Services are provided by physicians, nurses, volunteers, and other providers in a myriad of settings. Over the past 30 years, a portfolio of research has amassed on palliative care. Yet, much remains unknown, particularly about pediatric palliative care. This article is the first in a series and it provides a general overview of what is known and unknown about the… CONTINUE READING

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