The model of palliative care in the perinatal setting: a review of the literature

  title={The model of palliative care in the perinatal setting: a review of the literature},
  author={Albert Balaguer and Ana Mart{\'i}n-Ancel and Dar{\'i}o Ortigoza-Escobar and Joaqu{\'i}n Escribano and Josep Argemi},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
BACKGROUND The notion of Palliative Care (PC) in neonatal and perinatal medicine has largely developed in recent decades. Our aim was to systematically review the literature on this topic, summarise the evolution of care and, based on the available data, suggest a current standard for this type of care. METHODS Data sources included Medline, the Cochrane Library, CINAHL, and the bibliographies of the papers retrieved. Articles focusing on neonatal/perinatal hospices or PC were included. A… CONTINUE READING
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