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End-of-life decision-making in pediatric oncology 

End-of-life decision-making in pediatric oncology
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End-of-life decision-making in pediatric oncology
Author(s):

Pamela S. Hinds

, Linda L. Oakes

, and Wayne L. Furman

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199332342.003.0059
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date: 12 November 2018

The purposes of this chapter are to offer a review of the current literature (both clinical and research-based) on end-of-life decision-making in pediatrics, with a special emphasis on pediatric oncology, and to offer guidelines for the use of health-care professionals in assisting children, adolescents, their parents, and other healthcare professionals in making such decisions.

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