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Advances in medical research have led to better treatments, resulting in a longer lifespan and improved prognosis of many diseases; therefore, some of them, such as cancer, which used to be fatal, can now be managed as a chronic disease. Additionally, the long course, irreversibility, and slow aggravation of these diseases gradually worsen patients' quality of life (QoL) and performance

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Why is it important?

Approximately, 21 million children require pediatric palliative care ( World Health Organization, 2018 ). Palliative care (PC) enhances the QoL of ill children and prevents and alleviates their physical suffering, as well as their psychological, social, and/or spiritual suffering and that of their family members


The world needs to work on teaching palliative care to teachers so that we can experience more prosperity

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This page is a summary of: The necessity for teachers to be aware of the palliative care needs of students, Journal of Pediatric Nursing, November 2023, Elsevier,
DOI: 10.1016/j.pedn.2023.11.016.
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