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Adjuvants

Richard D.W. Hain and Satbir Singh Jassal.

in Paediatric Palliative Medicine

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 2608 words.

An adjuvant is not analgesic but is capable of relieving pain in certain specific pain situations. Selection of an appropriate adjuvant is a key element of a rational and evidence-based...

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Adjuvants

Richard D.W. Hain and Satbir Singh Jassal.

in Paediatric Palliative Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 2341 words.

Introduction - Diagnosis of pain - Adjuvants for neuropathic pain - Adjuvants for bone pain - Adjuvants for muscle spasm or intestinal colic - Adjuvants for cerebral irritation - References

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Adolescents and young adults

Finella Craig and Victoria Lidstone.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 10326 words.

Young adults with palliative care needs form a distinct group with physical, emotional, psychological, and social needs that are significantly different from those of either children or...

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Around the time of death: culture, religion, and ritual

Erica Brown and Frances Dominica.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 12627 words.

To live through the death of one’s own child is perhaps one of the most painful experiences known to humankind. It is instinctive in parents to nourish and protect their child. Death is to...

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Bereavement

Richard D.W. Hain and Satbir Singh Jassal.

in Paediatric Palliative Medicine

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 2079 words.

Death generates different levels of grief in people, most often linked to our relationship with the individual and our social cultural upbringing. As paediatric palliative care...

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Bereavement

Richard D.W. Hain and Satbir Singh Jassal.

in Paediatric Palliative Medicine

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 2085 words.

Introduction - Bereavement theory - Bereavement issues for children - Bereavement issues for siblings - Bereavement issues for parents - Bereavement issues for society - Managing bereavement -...

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Bereavement

Sara Portnoy and Di Stubbs.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 9765 words.

No family in western society expects to bury a child. Adults expect to die before children, certainly before their own children or grandchildren. Yet every year 12 500 parents in the UK...

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Care in the final hours and days

Dawn Davies.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 7374 words.

Caring for a child and their family during the last hours and days of the child’s life is emotionally charged, with inherent pressure to ‘get things right.’ Anticipation and treatment of...

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Children expressing themselves

Trygve Aasgaard and Melinda Edwards.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 7412 words.

Creative activities involving play, art, and music are all normal and natural ways for children to interact with the world around them, and they can be powerful resources for facilitating...

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Children's views of death

Myra Bluebond-Langner, Amy DeCicco and Megan Nordquest Schwallie.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Care for Children

May 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Paediatrics; Palliative Medicine. 10027 words.

Death is a topic which adults find difficult to discuss with children. Talking about it seems a painful, confusing intrusion into a child’s world. This assumes that death is foreign to a...

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