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Palliative care after a blood and marrow transplantPPalliative care after a blood and marrow transplantPalliative care after a blood and marrow transplantEnglishHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-06T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAP Christine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds10.000000000000050.0000000000000312.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Parents can learn about palliative care, when considering it for their child who has had a blood and marrow transplant (BMT).</p><p>To "palliate" means to relieve. The goal of palliative care is to try to relieve symptoms and make the child feel as comfortable as possible. This happens when it is unlikely that their disease can be cured. </p> <p>Palliative care uses intensive, active care to relieve physical and emotional symptoms. It embraces the child as a whole, and considers the child's physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs. Palliative care also considers the needs of the family. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>The goal of palliative care is to try to relieve symptoms and make the child as comfortable as possible.</li> <li>When considering palliative care for your child, the goal of treatment is no longer focused on curing your child’s illness.</li> <li>End-of-life care will help families discuss difficult subjects, plan home or hospital care, and provide resources for the best care possible.</li></ul>
Soins palliatifs après une greffe de sang et de moelle osseuseSSoins palliatifs après une greffe de sang et de moelle osseusePalliative care after a blood and marrow transplantFrenchHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-06T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAP Christine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds10.000000000000050.0000000000000312.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Les parents en apprendront davantage sur les soins palliatifs qu’ils envisagent pour leur enfant qui recevra une greffe de sang et de moelle osseuse (GSM).</p><p>Le terme « palier » veut dire soulager. L’objectif des soins palliatifs est de rendre l’enfant aussi confortable que possible. Cela se produit quand il est peu probable que l’enfant puisse guérir.</p> <p>Les soins palliatifs utilisent des soins intensifs et actifs pour soulager les symptômes physiques et émotionnels. Ce sont des soins holistiques qui tiennent compte des besoins physiques, émotionnels, spirituels et sociaux de L’enfant. Les soins palliatifs tiennent aussi compte des besoins de la famille. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Le but des soins palliatifs est de soulager les symptômes de l’enfant et de lui offrir autant de confort que possible.</li> <li>Lorsque des soins palliatifs sont envisagés pour votre enfant, l’objectif du traitement n’est plus la guérison de sa maladie.</li> <li>Les soins de fin de vie aident les familles à discuter de sujets délicats, à prévoir les soins en milieu hospitalier ou à domicile et à fournir des ressources pour prodiguer les meilleurs soins possibles.</li></ul>

 

 

Palliative care after a blood and marrow transplant1560.00000000000Palliative care after a blood and marrow transplantPalliative care after a blood and marrow transplantPEnglishHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-06T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAP Christine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds10.000000000000050.0000000000000312.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Parents can learn about palliative care, when considering it for their child who has had a blood and marrow transplant (BMT).</p><p>To "palliate" means to relieve. The goal of palliative care is to try to relieve symptoms and make the child feel as comfortable as possible. This happens when it is unlikely that their disease can be cured. </p> <p>Palliative care uses intensive, active care to relieve physical and emotional symptoms. It embraces the child as a whole, and considers the child's physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs. Palliative care also considers the needs of the family. </p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>The goal of palliative care is to try to relieve symptoms and make the child as comfortable as possible.</li> <li>When considering palliative care for your child, the goal of treatment is no longer focused on curing your child’s illness.</li> <li>End-of-life care will help families discuss difficult subjects, plan home or hospital care, and provide resources for the best care possible.</li></ul><h2>When to consider palliative care</h2> <p>For children undergoing a blood and marrow transplant (BMT), palliative care is usually introduced if your child:</p> <ul> <li>develops complications that cannot be resolved </li> <li>relapses with the original disease </li></ul> <p>When considering palliative care for your child, the goal of treatment is no longer focused on curing your child’s illness. Instead, care is focused on making your child feel as comfortable as possible. Often families pursue palliative care while discussing other treatment options with their doctors, including potential experimental therapies. </p> <p>Palliative care may be part of your conversation with your child’s health care team for many reasons. Your discussion may be about:</p> <ul> <li>goals of care for your child</li> <li>your child's quality of life </li> <li>relieving your child’s pain and other symptoms </li> <li>information and support for family members </li> <li>end-of-life care </li> <li>grief and bereavement support</li></ul> <h2>Who provides palliative care?</h2> <p>Generally, the child's primary health care team and the hospital's palliative care service coordinate palliative care. They count on the services of a full range of other health care professionals to meet the needs of the child and family. This includes:</p> <ul> <li>doctors </li> <li>nurses </li> <li>psychologists </li> <li>physiotherapists </li> <li>occupational therapists </li> <li>social workers </li> <li>music therapists </li></ul> <h2>End-of-life care</h2> <p>One component of palliative care is to help families plan for end-of-life care. This can involve receiving help with:</p> <ul> <li>organizing discussions on difficult subjects </li> <li>planning about home or hospital care </li> <li>providing the resources needed for the best care, as well as bereavement care</li></ul>Palliative care after a blood and marrow transplant

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