UBC Faculty Research and Publications

Pediatric Palliative Care for Children with Progressive Non-Malignant Diseases Siden, Harold


A substantial number of children cared for by pediatric palliative care physicians have progressive non-malignant conditions. Some elements of their care overlap with care for children with cancer while other elements, especially prognosis and trajectory, have nuanced differences. This article reviews the population, physical-emotional and social concerns, and trajectory.

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