Ethik in der Pädiatrie
Soll man mit schwerkranken Kindern über den Tod reden?
Until well into the 20th century it was common opinion that children have no idea of death and it was recommended not to speak to them about it even if they were sick or dying. As a result those children remained silent and often died a very lonely death. We have since learned from children that they do have ideas even of their own death and that they are able to express these ideas in different ways depending on their age. From this a new practice of open communication has developed, which helps to support sick and dying children adequately.Zum vollständigen Artikel | Artikel bestellen