Chapter 16. Challenges of Providing Paediatric Palliative Care in the Hospital Setting

  1. Elaine Stevens programme leader Chair2,
  2. Susan Jackson lecturer programme leader Chair Nurse Specialist3 and
  3. Stuart Milligan PhD nurse Lecturer4
  1. Jane Belmore paediatric oncology nurse member

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch16

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care

How to Cite

Belmore, J. (2009) Challenges of Providing Paediatric Palliative Care in the Hospital Setting, in Palliative Nursing: Across the Spectrum of Care (eds E. Stevens, S. Jackson and S. Milligan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322705.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The Ayrshire Hospice and The University of The West of Scotland, UK

  2. 3

    School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery of the University of West of Scotland, UK

  3. 4

    University of the West of Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169974

Online ISBN: 9781444322705

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Keywords:

  • General issues around providing paediatric palliative care in a hospital setting;
  • Care planning for the dying child in hospital;
  • Planning for the physical needs of the dying child;
  • Responding to spiritual and cultural needs;
  • Challenges facing the paediatric nurse and the multidisciplinary team providing palliative care in hospital

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Learning outcomes

  • General issues around providing paediatric palliative care in a hospital setting

  • Care planning for the dying child in hospital

  • Challenges facing the paediatric nurse and the multidisciplinary team providing palliative care in hospital

  • Conclusion

  • References