Pediatrics - Palliative Medicine

Pediatrics - Palliative Medicine

Sanford Children’s palliative care uses a team approach to provide support where a child or unborn baby has been diagnosed with a life threatening or life-changing illness. This support team consists of specially trained nurses, child life specialists, pastoral care, clinical pharmacists and social workers and is available as a resource for physicians and families 24/7 at any point during a child’s illness. Assistance includes: pain management, spiritual and social support, bereavement counseling, and assisting families and nursing staff deal with their own stress as they care for children in end of life situations.

The Comfort of Palliative Care

Sanford Children’s provides Palliative care to children affected with life-changing or life-limiting illness or injury. We’re here to provide comfort, support and relief to families and patients through a variety of services.

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Lawrence Fenton, MD, Pediatrics - Palliative

Dr. Fenton specializes in pediatric palliative care, providing support and care to children diagnosed with life-threatening and life-changing illnesses. This may include pain and symptom management as well as ensuring that quality of life and social/emotional needs are met.

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