Do you provide palliative-type care to children awaiting transplant? - page 2
by umcRN 3,080 Views | 10 Comments
This question came up recently at work with one of our "chronically critically ill" children. The patient is waiting for a heart transplant and is in severe heart failure. The patient has been on our unit for three months and on... Read More
- 0Feb 19, '13 by marycarneyInteresting discussion. I have had several less-than-stellar interactions with organ procurement (when I was in the adult world) that has soured me on transplants to a degree. We have only just done our first transplant on our PICU (kidney from a live, known to the recipient donor). But I'm still a little squishy about transplant-related issues.