23. Chronic and Palliative Care Pediatric Populations

  1. Edilma L. Yearwood PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN,
  2. Geraldine S. Pearson PhD, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN and
  3. Jamesetta A. Newland PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, DPNAP
  1. Penelope R. Buschman-Gemma,
  2. Jean Nelson Farley and
  3. Cynda H. Rushton

Published Online: 28 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch23

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health

How to Cite

Buschman-Gemma, P. R., Farley, J. N. and Rushton, C. H. (2012) Chronic and Palliative Care Pediatric Populations, in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health (eds E. L. Yearwood, G. S. Pearson and J. A. Newland), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704660.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813807867

Online ISBN: 9781118704660



  • Chronic and palliative care pediatric populations;
  • Compassion fatigue;
  • Education and advocacy;
  • Evolution of pediatric palliative care;
  • Grief and bereavement;
  • Pediatric palliative care programs


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • History and Evolution of Pediatric Palliative Care in the United States

  • How Does Need for Palliative Care Place Children and Families at Risk?

  • Ethical Foundations and Legal Issues

  • Basic Concepts and Quality Indicators

  • Settings for Provision of Pediatric Palliative Care

  • Assessment of Child and Family

  • Barriers to Pediatric Palliative Care

  • Facilitators of Pediatric Palliative Care

  • Communication

  • Goals of Care

  • Education and Advocacy

  • Case Management

  • End-of-life Care

  • Grief and Bereavement

  • Compassion Fatigue

  • Case Exemplar

  • Future Directions

  • Summary

  • Resources

  • References