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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 52--60

Paediatric palliative care: Theory to practice

Maryann Muckaden1, Manjiri Dighe1, PD Balaji1, Sunil Dhiliwal1, Prajakta Tilve1, Sunita Jadhav2, Savita Goswami3 
1 Palliative care services, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India
2 Medical social worker department, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India
3 Psychiatry unit tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India

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Maryann Muckaden
Palliative care services, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai
India

Paediatric palliative care is a holistic approach aimed at addressing the complex issues related to the care of children and families facing chronic life limiting illnesses. The needs of children are unique and often quite different from those of adults receiving palliative care. This review article outlines some of the salient features of paediatric palliative care which are relevant to all professionals caring for children with life limiting illnesses in their practice.


How to cite this article:
Muckaden M, Dighe M, Balaji P D, Dhiliwal S, Tilve P, Jadhav S, Goswami S. Paediatric palliative care: Theory to practice.Indian J Palliat Care 2011;17:52-60


How to cite this URL:
Muckaden M, Dighe M, Balaji P D, Dhiliwal S, Tilve P, Jadhav S, Goswami S. Paediatric palliative care: Theory to practice. Indian J Palliat Care [serial online] 2011 [cited 2020 Sep 26 ];17:52-60
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