The use of natural heath products by palliative patients in respite care
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: VAILLANCOURT, Régis (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
- Co-author(s): Beringer, Audrey (Université Claude Bernard, Faculté de Medecine et Pharmacie, Lyon, France)
Vadeboncoeur, Christina (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
Villarreal, Gilda (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada)
Background: The use of Natural Health Products (NHPs) in the pediatric population is not well documented.
Objective: To determine the use of NHPs with conventional medications and their potential interactions in children with life-limiting illnesses.
Methods: A retrospective medical record review of palliative care patients under 18 years of age.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.