Hospice Care for Children by Ann Armstrong-DaileyHospice Care for Children by Ann Armstrong-Dailey

Hospice Care for Children

EditorAnn Armstrong-Dailey, Sarah Zarbock

Hardcover | October 14, 2008

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Children with life-threatening and terminal illnesses- and their families- require a unique kind of care to meet a wide variety of needs. This book, now in its third edition, provides an authoritative source for the many people involved in the care of dying children.Written by leading authorities in pediatrics and palliative medicine, this comprehensive resource emphasizes practical topics and covers the entire range of issues related to the hospice care from psychological stress to pain and symptom management. The text has been fully updated and includes aninternational perspective chapter and a chapter written cy Children's Hospice International with detailed all-inclusive care plans.
Ann Armstrong-Dailey is a Founding Director of Children's Hospice International, VA.
Title:Hospice Care for ChildrenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:592 pages, 6.61 × 9.29 × 1.61 inPublished:October 14, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195340701

ISBN - 13:9780195340709


Table of Contents

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu, Archbishop of Cape Town, South Africa Anglican Church of Southern Africa: ForewordIntroductionPart I: Issues in Clinical Management1. Children's Understanding of Death2. Pain and Symptom Management3. Psychosocial Aspects of Serious Illness in Childhood and Adolescence: Responding to the Storm4. The Spectrum of Palliative Nurse Care of Children and Their Families Across Settings5. Neonatal Death6. Care for the Child with HIV Infection and AIDSPart II: Support Systems7. Caring for Bereaved Parents8. After a Child Dies: Helping the Siblings9. Spiritual Care of Children and Parents10. Staff Support in Pediatric Hospice Care11. Volunteers in Pediatric Palliative Care Programs: Changing Medical Environment12. The Essential Role of School Bereavement Programs13. Therapeutic Play and Creative Arts: Helping Children Cope with Illness, Death and Grief14. The Primary Care Physician's Role in Hospice CarePart III: Differnet Contexts, Different Lessons15. Children's Hospice and Palliative Care Worldwide16. Pediatrics and Palliative Care: Learning from One Another17. Children's Hospice International Program for All-Inclusive Care for Children and Their Families18. Palliative Care Across a Pediatric Post Acute Healthcare System19. Ethical Decision Making at the End of Life20. Incorporating Children in an Adult Hospice Program21. Death-Related Literature for Children and Adolescents: Selected, Annotated, and with Guidelines and Resources for AdultsAppendixIndex