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Palliative care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 

Palliative care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
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Palliative care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Author(s):

Cheryl Thaxton

, Brigit Carter

, and Chi Dang Hornik

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199332342.003.0060
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date: 12 November 2018

This chapter presents the core values of neonatal palliative care within the context of providing culturally appropriate, compassionate, individualized, family-centered developmental care (IFCDC) and patient-focused care for infants receiving care in the NICU environment. To illustrate use of palliative care with the neonatal population, a case study was supplied by a parent.

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