Symptoms and suffering at the end of life in children with cancer: an Australian perspective

  title={Symptoms and suffering at the end of life in children with cancer: an Australian perspective},
  author={John A Heath and Naomi E Clarke and Sue Donath and Maria C. McCarthy and Vicki Anderson and Joanne Wolfe},
  journal={Medical Journal of Australia},
OBJECTIVE To examine the symptoms, level of suffering, and care of Australian children with cancer at the end of life. [] Key MethodDESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS In a study conducted at the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, parents of children who had died of cancer over the period 1996-2004 were interviewed between February 2004 and August 2006. Parents also completed and returned self-report questionnaires.
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