Interfacing with palliative and end-of-life care and ethical decisions

Anna C. Muriel, Chase Samsel, Maryland Pao

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The Pediatric psychosomatic medicine is increasingly in the role of collaboration with pediatric palliative care teams. Child psychiatrists bring unique and complementary expertise about a child’s cognitive, emotional and physical development in the context of serious medical illness, especially when there is psychiatric and medical co-morbidity. Through case examples, this chapter offers guidance about improving targeted treatment, quality of life, and outcomes for dying youth and their families.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Subtitle of host publicationA Global, Healthcare Systems-Focused, and Problem-Based Approach
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9783319894881
ISBN (Print)9783319894874
StatePublished - Jan 1 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Medication adherence
  • Neurological
  • Neuropsychiatric
  • Patient compliance
  • Pediatrics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Psychology(all)


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