Palliative care in neonatal neurology: robust support for infants, families and clinicians.


Journal Article (Review)

Infants with neurological injury and their families face unique challenges in the neonatal intensive care unit. As specialty palliative care support becomes increasingly available, we must consider how to intentionally incorporate palliative care principles into the care of infants with neurological injury. Here, we review data regarding neonatal symptom management, prognostic uncertainty, decision making, communication and parental support for neonatal neurology patients and their families.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lemmon, ME; Bidegain, M; Boss, RD

Published Date

  • May 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 36 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 331 - 337

PubMed ID

  • 26658120

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26658120

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1476-5543

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/jp.2015.188


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States