Quality end-of-life care includes the management of distressing symptoms; provisions of care, including the assessment and management of psychosocial and spiritual needs; and respite from diagnosis through death and bereavement. Meeting the palliative care goal of improved quality of life depends on medical and nursing practitioners understatnding and effectively assessing psychosocial symptoms.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Pediatric Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Oct 2007|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health