Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #12

By Marli Robertson, MBChB, FRACP Section Chief, Palliative Medicine Associate Clinical Professor Department of Paediatrics, Cummings School of Medicine University of Calgary. Feature Article: Devictor DJ, Latour JM. (2011), Forgoing life support: how the decision is made in European pediatric intensive care units. Intensive Care Med. 2011 Nov;37(11):1881–7. Other Feature Articles Referenced: Isaacs D. (2016), Hope and despair. Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #12[…]

Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #9

By Dr. Marie-Claude Grégoire. Featured article: Ringuier B, Troussier F, Boussicault G, Chapotte C, Rachieru P. [Non invasive ventilation and pediatric palliative care. A French survey]. Arch Pediatr. 2017;24(8):712–719. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2017.05.007. Epub 2017 Jun 28. As I looked at the list of articles for the month of September 2017, I realized that not knowing which Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #9[…]

Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #7

By Dr. Kimberley Widger. Feature Articles: Rahimzadeh, V., Bartlett, G., Longo, C., Crimi, L., Macdonald, M. E., Jabado, N., & Ells, C. (2015). “Promoting an Ethic of Engagement in Pediatric Palliative Care Research Ethics, Organization and Policy.” BMC Palliative Care 14, no. 1. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12904-015-0048-5. Hudson, B. F., Oostendorp, L. J. M., Candy, B., Vickerstaff, V., Jones, L., Lakhanpaul, M., Bluebond-Langner, M., & Stone, P. (2017). “The under Reporting of Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #7[…]

Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #1

Dr. Hal Siden Feature Article: Bateman, L. B., et al. (2016). “Physician communication in pediatric end-of-life care: A simulation study.” American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine 33 (10): 935-941. This month’s list has a wealth of interesting articles. The Bateman article caught my attention because it addressed head on the need for structured training Read more about Trends in Pediatric Palliative Care 2017; Issue #1[…]