Show Summary Details
Page of

Preparing for the Unexpected: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care 

Preparing for the Unexpected: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care
Preparing for the Unexpected: Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care

Marlene Hardy-Gomez

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 18 October 2021

This chapter explores the role that the pediatric advanced practice registered nurse plays in perinatal and neonatal palliative care. It outlines the importance of early referral for common diagnoses and of cultivating good collaboration with the perinatal and neonatal team. It examines the creation of and use of birth plans. It reviews good symptom management and end-of-life care. It describes the important principles of pediatric palliative care and how to apply them to provide comprehensive support for the infant and family to ensure a good quality of life in accord with their values.

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.