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Discussing death: Making end of life implicit or explicit in paediatric palliative care consultations

Ekberg, Stuart; Danby, Susan; Rendle-Short, Johanna; Herbert, Anthony; Bradford, Natalie; Yates, Patsy


Objective To consider whether and how family members and clinicians discuss end of life during paediatric palliative care consultations. Methods Nine naturally occurring paediatric palliative care consultations were video recorded and analysed using conversation analytic methods. Analysis Focusing on three consultations in which end of life was treated as a certain outcome, analysis explored ways in which end of life was made either implicit or explicit within these consultations. Our...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Patient Education and Counseling
DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2018.08.014


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