Volume No. :   5

Issue No. :  2

Year :  2015

ISSN Print :  2231-1149

ISSN Online :  2349-2996


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End of Life / Palliative Care in Newborns and Infants



Address:   Hepsi Bai. J. *
Lecturer, Department of Pediatric Nursing, Sree Gokulam Nursing College, Venjaramoodu, Trivandrum, Kerala
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2349-2996.2015.00059.2

ABSTRACT:
End of life or palliative care is an area of nursing that has belongs to the older or cancer populations. We now recognize that all age groups are entitled in end of life. Some of the new born are born dying their families need support during a time that supposed to be filled with joy. They require special skills to help them to face this tough challenge as a parent. End of life is more than advanced directives or living wills; it is a philosophy of care that provides empathy and support during a crisis.
KEYWORDS:
End of life, newborn, infant, nursing care
Cite:
Hepsi Bai. J. End of Life / Palliative Care in Newborns and Infants. Asian J. Nur. Edu. and Research 5(2): April-June 2015; Page 297-299.
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