Resources For Health Care Professionals

Admedzai S., “Dying in hospital:  The resident’s viewpoint,”  BMJ, 285:  712-714, 1982,

Awoonor-Renner S., “ I desperately needed to see my son,”  BMJ, 302:  356, 1991.

Berman S and Villarreal S, “Use of seminar as an aid in helping interns care for dying children and their families,” Clin Peds, 22(3):  175-179, 1983,

Brent DA., “ A death in the family:  The pediatrician’s role,”  Pediatrics, 72(5):  645-651, 1983,

Committee on Psychosocial Aspects of Child and Family Health.  The Pediatrician and Childhood Bereavement.  Pediatrics, 89(3):  516-518, 1992,

Finaly I and Dallimore D, “Your child is dead,”  BMJ 302: 1524-1525, 1991,

Fischhoff J. and O’Brien N,  “After the child dies,”  J. Pediatr, 88(1):  140-146, 1976,

Fosarelli P, “Prayers and rituals at a time of illness and dying: The practices of five world religions,”   Templeton Foundation Press, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, 2008.

Green M,  “The physician’s role in family adaptation to important life events,”  Ind Med J 80(7):  623-632, 1987.

Miles A, “ Caring for families when a child dies,”  Pediatric Nursing, 16(4):  346-349, July-August, 1990.

Newman LR and Wilms J,  “The family physician’s role following a neonatal death,”  J Family Practice, 29(5):  521-525, 1989.

Robinson MR, Thiel MM, Backus MM, Meyer EC,  “Matters of spirituality at the end of life in the pediatric intensive care unit,”  Pediatrics. 2006; 118:719-729,

Rourke MT, “Compassion fatigue in pediatric palliative care providers,”  Pediatr Clin N Am 54:631-644, 2007,

Sack WH, et al.,  “Death and the pediatric house officer,”  J Pediatr, 76(5): 1970,

Schulman JL and Tehm JL,  “Assisting the bereaved,”  J Pediatr, 102(6):  992-990, 1983.

Serwint JR, “ When a child dies,”  Cont Pediatr, 12(3):  55-76, 1995.

Serwint JR and Rutherford L, “Sharing bad news with parents,”  Cont Pediatr, 17(3):  45-66, 2000.

Serwint, JR,  “One method of coping.  Resident debriefing after the death of a patient,”  J Pediatr, 2004.  145:229-234.

Treadway L,  “The Code,”  New Eng J Med. 2007. 357 (13):1273-1275,

Walker ME,  “When children die.  Death in current children’s literature and its use in a library,”  Bull Med Libr Assoc, 74(1):  16-18, January 1986,

Wasserman AL,  “Helping families get through the holidays after the death of a child,”  AJDC, 142:  1284-1286, 1988.

Wessel MA, “A death in the family:  The impact on children,”  JAMA, 234(8):  865-866, 1975,

Wessel M, “The role of the pediatrician “after the child dies,”  J Pediatr, 88(6):  1065, 1976.

Will JC.  “Caring for the dying child,”  Contr Pediatr, 12(3):  79-90, 1995.

Wills A, Wills J, “ I wish you knew…,” Pediatrics Nursing. 35 (5):318-321, 2009.