- Why Palliative Care for Children is Preferable to EuthanasiaBrian S Carter
Department of Pediatrics, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA Bioethics Center, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 33:5-7. 2016..Recent laws in Europe now allow for pediatric euthanasia. The author reviews some rationale for caution, and addresses why ensuring the availability of pediatric palliative care is an important step before allowing pediatric euthanasia. ..
- Evidence-based comfort care for neonates towards the end of lifeBrian S Carter
University of Missouri Kansas City, Bioethics Center and Section of Neonatology, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 18:88-92. 2013..Clinicians can acknowledge that patient needs require managing their end-of-life symptoms now; neither these patients nor their families should have to wait for research to catch up to their current needs...
- Pediatric palliative care: feedback from the pediatric intensivist communityPatrick M Jones
Department of Pediatrics, Monroe Carell Jr Children s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Nashville, TN, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 27:450-5. 2010....
- Pediatric palliative care instruction for residents: an introduction to IPPCBrian S Carter
Department of Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
Am J Hosp Palliat Care 29:375-8. 2012..The IPPC curriculum is easily adapted for resident education. Incorporating family members as co-learners and teachers is valuable. Advocacy for pediatric palliative care may follow this type of experience...