P - ISSN : 2349-6592    |    E - ISSN : 2455-7099
Year : 2019 | Volume : 6 | Issue : 3 | Page : 85 - 85
Source of Funding:None Conflict of Interest:None
Admission to PICU is a stressful state to parents and family. Poor communication and ethical issues understanding may result lot of legal complications. Ethics is being practiced in day to day practice and big concern in today’s time. Staff posted in intensive care units faces lot of ethical dilemmas daily. With the advancement of technology, having good quality care, organ donation and transplantation, end of life issues, legal concerns; lot of concerns are arising for family & hospital. With the advancement of technology and healthcare, morbidity is also increasing. The quality of life beyond ICU is also posing ethical issues. Lot of research is going on ethical and end of life care issues in children. Parents, paediatricians and institutions have concerns regarding ethical issues and situation becomes complex to decide on certain issues. This book contains eleven chapters highlighting various issues in pediatric critical care from epidemiology, foundation of pediatric critical care, shared decision making and end of life discussion, determining brain death, resource utilization, pediatric organ donation and transplantation to moral distress in PICU. This book has nicely discussed all issues arising in PICU. This book has nicely discussed all issues arising in PICU. Must read book.