Analysis & Commentary

Critical Commentary on trends in pediatric palliative research

Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #6

By Dr. Adam Rapoport. Feature Article: Birchley, G., Gooberman-Hill, R., Deans, Z., Fraser, J., & Huxtable, R. (2017). “Best interests” in paediatric intensive care: an empirical ethics study. Archives of Disease in Childhood. https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2016-312076 In my role as a pediatric palliative care physician, I routinely find myself meeting with families and PICU colleagues, trying to Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #6[…]

Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #5 – TPPCR Trends March-December 2016

By Simon Robins. Aims: These info-graphics aim to categorize and communicate patterns found in PedPalASCNET’s monthly Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care Citation Lists (March-December 2016). We hope to inform the pediatric palliative research community about which journals are being published in most often; the impact factors assigned to those publications; and the most commonly reoccurring subject headings Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #5 – TPPCR Trends March-December 2016[…]

Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #4

By Colleen Pawliuk. Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care Research (TPPCR) is a listserv distribution that aims to collect new and exciting research into a monthly list for anyone with an interest in pediatric palliative care. The hope is that these articles will not only contribute evidence to the practice of pediatric palliative clinicians, researchers and Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #4[…]

Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #2

Dr. Hal Siden The December TPPCR list has a rich collection of 28 citations covering a wide variety of aspects of pediatric palliative care. Similar to the November list more than one article stood out. I observed a thematic overlap in at least 5 of the publications that focus on spirituality (Arutynyan), factors impacting decision-making Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #2[…]