Pediatric palliative care across continents: Communication and shared-decision-making

Chantal Y Joren*, Judith L Aris-Meijer, A A Eduard Verhagen, John Lantos

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    Abstract

    Despite the significant growth and development of pediatric palliative care worldwide, significant challenges remain. One of those challenges is shared decision-making, by which parents, families and professionals all work together to develop a plan of care that reflects both the medical facts and the patient's family's values. Shared decision-making about palliative care and about death and dying may mean different things in different cultures and countries. It is therefore important to learn and compare practices around the world.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number101552
    JournalCurrent Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care
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    Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 27-Dec-2023

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