Training Community-Based Pediatricians in Palliative Care
May 05, 2014
State requirements that physicians be trained in end-of-life
care and pain management present a powerful opportunity to capitalize on this
strength and integrate the primary care pediatrician into the team caring for
seriously ill children, Rick Goldstein, MD, writes in The Forum, the newsletter
of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The need is
great, he writes. More children are living longer with conditions that
previously were fatal at young ages.
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