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Paediatric palliative care in rare diseases
Íñigo de Noriega Echevarría
"The advancement of medical knowledge and the availability of new diagnostic and treatment options have brought enormous progress for many childhood diseases.
have brought enormous progress for many childhood diseases. This has meant that infant mortality has fallen dramatically over the last century. However, it has also meant that children with diseases that were previously considered lethal are now chronically ill, creating new clinical scenarios for patients, their families and professionals".