Letters Perinatal palliative care

Don’t forget bereaved siblings

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d2705 (Published 03 May 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d2705
  1. Ruth V Reed, specialty registrar in child and adolescent psychiatry1
  1. 1Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK
  1. ruthvreed{at}gmail.com

In their editorial on multidisciplinary palliative care in unborn and newborn babies, Kilby and colleagues did not mention the needs of older siblings, which warrant particular consideration.1 2

Siblings face the dual challenge of …

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