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Caring for the Terminally Ill Child
Anticipatory Grief
Anticipatory Grief What is anticipatory grief? Anticipatory grief is similar to the normal process of mourning, but it ...
For Parents: Important Decisions to Be Made in the Dying Process
For Parents: Important Decisions to Be Made in the Dying Process There are many important decisions to be made when a c...
Psychosocial Needs of the Dying Child
Psychosocial Needs of the Dying Child The child with a terminal illness has the same need for love, emotional support, ...
Supportive/Palliative Care
Supportive/Palliative Care What is supportive (palliative) care? Supportive, or palliative, care is care aimed at comfo...
The Dying Process
The Dying Process The body goes through many changes in the dying process. Knowing the common symptoms of impending dea...
Hospice
Hospice What is hospice care? Hospice is a type of palliative care that provides services to improve the quality of lif...
Physical Needs of the Dying Child
Physical Needs of the Dying Child Meeting the physical needs of the dying child are aimed at providing as much comfort ...
Grief and Bereavement
Grief and Bereavement Everyone grieves in his or her own unique way. The process of grieving is often long and painful ...
A Child's Concept of Death
A Child's Concept of Death Every child, at any age, has his or her own unique concept of death. Past experiences with d...
Discussing Death with Children
Discussing Death with Children Most children of all ages need honest and accurate information regarding their illness, ...