Looking after children with life-limiting conditions can be very difficult for both parents and health care professionals. This second edition of Paediatric Palliative Medicine is full of easily-accessible, detailed information on medical conditions and symptoms and includes specific management plans in order to guide the practicing clinician through treatment of children requiring palliative care.Using the bestselling Oxford
Specialist Handbook format to deliver practical and concise information, this handbook facilitates bedside delivery of effective palliative medicine to children by professionals who have not trained or had experience
of caring for the dying child, as well as for students and trainees interested in paediatric palliative care. It includes detailed information on symptom control and the philosophy and models that support delivery of palliative medicine to children, while also covering practical delivery of palliative medicine relating to other professionals and to families, and the learning and coping skills required in palliative care. It also contains a quick-reference drug
formulary.Fully updated with an expanded formulary and a new chapter on the intensive care unit, this new edition continues to be the authoritative reference tool in paediatric palliative care.