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When Treatment Fails: How medicine cares for dying children

David J. Bearison

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195156126
eISBN:
9780199999873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156126.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Over 50,000 children die of medical causes each year in the U.S., and 85% of them do so in hospitals. While great strides have been made in palliative care, many of these children still suffer ... More


Conclusions

David J. Bearison and Linda Granowetter

in The Edge of Medicine: Stories of Dying Children and Their Parents

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195389272
eISBN:
9780199979219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389272.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine

In this chapter, conclusions are drawn from the narratives and how they might be applied to palliative, end-of-life medical practices. Why do end-of-life care issues/decisions in pediatrics remain ... More


A Father’s Perspective on Autism

Michael Ellis

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0005
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

A father has a unique perspective on autism and its impact on his family. I write about my experience as a father of a child with autism as it is fairly typical in terms of the timing of concerns ... More


Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0007
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

The assessment and diagnosis phase of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a very difficult time for the parent. You will likely feel completely bewildered. You will be filled with many mixed emotions ... More


Psychopharmacology: Should I Use Medications for my Child?

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0010
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

There are numerous ways that a child might first present to a child psychiatrist. Most patients who present to my office are referred by pediatricians or therapists because the parent or the ... More


Non-Medication Therapies for ASD

Michael Ellis

in Caring for Autism: Practical Advice from a Parent and Physician

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190259358
eISBN:
9780197559574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190259358.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Psychiatry

There are a multitude of nonpharmacological (non-medication) therapies for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). These therapies generally have mainstream acceptance, especially compared with the ... More


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