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Chapter 8: Terminal Illness and Survivorship Issues
This chapter will consider psychosocial issues in the palliative care of children and survivorship following life-threatening illness, whether the illness is of an acute or chronic nature. Particular reference is made to age-specific cognitive and behavioural differences from the younger child to the older teenage years. As in previous chapters, our focus is on the life-course perspective, with consideration of the effects of survivorship extending into adulthood.
Death during childhood ...