Breaking down barriers to end-of-life care for children
A recent survey of parents who had suffered the loss of a child found that they believed end-of-life care for children could be improved. Specific areas that need to be changed ranged from better communication and displays of emotion by medical staffers, to respect for the role of the parents, according to the survey.
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