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Ethical Issues in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Format: Hardback
Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Cham, Switzerland
Published: 9th Dec 2019
Dimensions: w 155mm h 235mm
Weight: 625g
ISBN-10: 3030226832
ISBN-13: 9783030226831
Barcode No: 9783030226831
This book identifies the various ethical challenges that arise in pediatric hematology/oncology and provides the necessary tools to overcome these challenges. Aiming to expand upon and strengthen providers' knowledge and experience in pediatric health care ethical issues, the text positions providers to be beneficial resources to faculty, staff, patients, and families within their institution. It presents a multidisciplinary approach to sound ethical practices that is necessary to effectively care for these patients and their families. The book reviews the principles of ethical decision-making, the unique difficulties in using children as research subjects, common ethical conundrums involved in providing end-of-life care, and general moralities of professional practice. Written by experts in their fields, Ethical Issues in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology is an innovative and valuable resource for clinicians, practitioners, and trainees who work in the field of pediatric hematology/oncology.

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"The book is primarily intended for pediatric oncologists; at the same time, it can also be a beneficial resource for pediatric hematology/oncology fellows and nurse practitioners. The book focuses on a lot of pertinent pediatric palliative care topics, which makes it useful for providers in the field. ... This book is an excellent resource for anyone who sees pediatric patients with an oncologic diagnosis." (Priyal Omprakash Patel, Doody's Book Reviews, May 8, 2020)