Pediatric e-journal examines symptom management in children

Categories: Education.

The newest issue of the ChiPPS  pediatric e-journal, Issue #46, offers a collection of articles that explore selected issues in managing various symptoms with children. These articles complement those in Issue #45 that focused on pain management in children. The present issue offers suggestions for and examples of engaging in this important aspect of providing pediatric palliative/hospice care.

Articles included in this issue:

“Moments of Grace” in Dying, Death, & Bereavement by Ann Fitzsimons, BS, MBA

It’s Never a Bad Idea to Make the Referral by Genny Jessee, June’s mother

• Alternative Routes of Medication Administration in Children by Melissa Hunt, PharmD

Fatigue in Children with Serious Illness by Jori F. Bogetz, MD, and Margaret Root, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, CHPPN

Understanding Silence: Symptom Management in Children Who are Severely Delayed and/or Diagnosed with Disorders of Consciousness by Vanessa Andrews, MA, CCLS, ATR-BC, LCAT, CEIM, RPT

Existential Pain in Children and Teens by Rabbi Naomi Kalish, MA, ACPE, BCC

Using Reiki Therapy for Symptom Management in Children Receiving Palliative or Hospice Care by Susan Thrane, PhD, MSN, RN

Palliative Sedation for Intractable Suffering at End of Life in Children by Suzanne S. Toce, MD

Handbooks for Pediatric Pain and Symptom Management by Suzanne S. Toce, MD

Download the PDF of Issue #46.