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Pediatric cancer and palliative care: parental preferences compared with health-care professionals
Date:10/17/2011

the complexity of decision-making."

They conclude that it is important for health care professionals to be aware of differing attitudes to aggressive chemotherapy and to gather and communicate information to parents regarding quality of life and survival during decision-making.

In a related commentary http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj111557.pdf, Caprice Knapp and Dr. Kelly Komatz, University of Florida, write that "little is known about decision-making preferences surrounding end-of-life care for children" and that this research study adds to the limited information on end-of-life decision-making in pediatric palliative care.

"This study is important because it highlights the incongruity between the preferences of parents and health care workers," state the authors. "However, it may be that this incongruity masks a greater concern: miscommunication or unrealistic expectations."

Sung adds that the findings provide an opportunity "to educate families that chemotherapy and palliative care do not have to be mutually exclusive. We aim to work with families to maintain hope while optimizing the child's quality of life."


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