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Perceptions of discrimination among Mexican American families of seriously ill children.

Betty Davies, Judith Larson, Nancy Contro, Ana P Cabrera,

This paper describes Mexican American family members' descriptions of perceived discrimination by pediatric health care providers (HCPs) and the families' reactions to the HCPs' discriminatory conduct. A retrospective, grounded theory design guided the overall study. Content analysis of interviews with 13 participants from 11 families who were recruited from two ... Read more >>

J Palliat Med (Journal of palliative medicine)
[2011, 14(1):71-76]

Cited: 9 times

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Culturally-sensitive information-sharing in pediatric palliative care.

Betty Davies, Nancy Contro, Judith Larson, Kimberley Widger,

<h4>Objectives</h4>This study aimed to learn about experiences of Mexican American and Chinese American families who require pediatric palliative care. This article describes parents' perceptions of information-sharing by health care providers during their child's hospitalizations and at their child's death.<h4>Methods</h4>The study used a retrospective design of grounded theory analysis. Participants included ... Read more >>

Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
[2010, 125(4):e859-65]

Cited: 23 times

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Away from home: experiences of Mexican American families in pediatric palliative care.

Nancy Contro, Betty Davies, Judith Larson, Barbara Sourkes,

In this study, the authors describe the experiences of Mexican American family members who immigrated to the United States and then experienced the death of a child. Participants described difficulties they encountered crossing the border, leaving the culture of their homeland, and then caring for a seriously ill child. Key ... Read more >>

J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care (Journal of social work in end-of-life & palliative care)
[2010, 6(3-4):185-204]

Cited: 15 times

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Conducting a qualitative culture study of pediatric palliative care.

Betty Davies, Judith Larson, Nancy Contro, Carlos Reyes-Hailey, Arthur R Ablin, Catherine A Chesla, Barbara Sourkes, Harvey Cohen,

While conducting a grounded theory study of Chinese American and Mexican American families' experiences in pediatric palliative care, we encountered a number of unanticipated challenges regarding project development, Institutional Review Boards, recruitment, data collection, and data analysis. In this article, we describe our experiences, strategies, and insights for the benefit ... Read more >>

Qual Health Res (Qualitative health research)
[2009, 19(1):5-16]

Cited: 10 times

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Hospital staff and family perspectives regarding quality of pediatric palliative care.

Nancy A Contro, Judith Larson, Sarah Scofield, Barbara Sourkes, Harvey J Cohen,

<h4>Background</h4>Development of a pediatric palliative care program was preceded by a needs assessment that included a staff survey and family interviews regarding improving pediatric palliative care.<h4>Methods</h4>Four hundred forty-six staff members and community physicians responded to a written survey regarding comfort and expertise in delivering end of life care. Sixty-eight family ... Read more >>

Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
[2004, 114(5):1248-1252]

Cited: 140 times

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Family perspectives on the quality of pediatric palliative care.

Nancy Contro, Judith Larson, Sarah Scofield, Barbara Sourkes, Harvey Cohen,

<h4>Background</h4>As a prelude to establishing a Pediatric Palliative Care Program, we solicited information from families about their experiences and their suggestions for improving the quality of end-of-life care. Participants were English- and Spanish-speaking family members of deceased pediatric patients who received care at Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University ... Read more >>

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med (Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine)
[2002, 156(1):14-19]

Cited: 185 times

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