pediatrics, end-of-life care, dying child
Each year 55,000 children die in the United States. The vast majority of children’s deaths, 75 – 85%, occur in hospital settings with most in pediatric intensive care units. Oftentimes, a nurse is at the bedside of the dying child. Determining the barriers and supportive behaviors in pediatric end-of-life (EOL) care is needed.
Original Publication Citation
R. L. Beckstrand, L. C. Callister, B. L. Mandleco, N. L. Rawle, (29). Care of the Dying Child: Pediatric ICU Nurses’ Perceptions of Obstacles and Supportive Behaviors in End-of-life Care.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Beckstrand, Renea L.; Callister, Lynn Clark; Mandleco, Barbara L.; and Rawle, Nicole L., "Care of the Dying Child: Pediatric ICU Nurses’ Perceptions of Obstacles and Supportive Behaviors in End-of-life Care" (2009). All Faculty Publications. 53.
© 2009 Renea L. Beckstrand, et al.
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