Often times, kids with complex medical issues are hospitalized and treated for a diagnosis … and the ‘big picture’ is missed…. [In comparison,] the pediatric palliative care team looks at the child and family as a whole, and addresses all the issues.
– Atlantic Health System physician
Pediatric palliative care is without a doubt a major focus area in medicine today, attracting national attention for its whole-family and multi-disciplinary approach to healthcare. If you or someone you know is caring for a seriously ill child, please consider the resources below for additional information about palliative care.