Promoting Excellence : Conditional Triggers for Discussing Palliative Care in Pediatric Settings

Name:
Cardinal Glennon Footprints: Conditional Triggers for Discussing Palliative Care in Pediatric Settings

Definition:
This handout offers guidance to clinicians on when to consider palliative care for children with life limiting illnesses.

Category:
Educational Tools - Clinician Education

Source:
SSM Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital
1465 South Grand Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63104
www.footprintsatglennon.org

Contact:
Mary Ann Collins, MHA
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
This fact sheet describes conditions under which a clinician might consider introducing palliative care into the treatment plan for a child with advanced illness.

Keywords:
pediatrics, clinical information, decision making

To use this tool:
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References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

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Posted June 30, 2003

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