Do you provide palliative-type care to children awaiting transplant? - page 2

by umcRN | 3,290 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


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    Interesting 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.


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