What Do You Say to a Child With AIDS?
Hastings Center Report. 1993 Mar-Apr; 23(2): 6-12.
When a child is dying of AIDS, what can she understand, and what can her parents bear to tell her? The persons involved in the telling and the manner of disclosure will vary with each child and over time.
Aids; Attitudes; Attitudes to Death; Autonomy; Beneficence; Cancer; Case Studies; Children; Death; Diagnosis; Disclosure; Evaluation; Family Members; Health; HIV Seropositivity; Minors; Motivation; Parent Child Relationship; Parents; Patient Care; Professional Patient Relationship; Prognosis; Psychological Stress; Risks and Benefits; Socioeconomic Factors; Stigmatization; Terminal Care; Terminally Ill; Truth Disclosure;
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