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Table 4 Disposition to engage in palliative care for children and adolescents

From: Paediatric palliative home care by general paediatricians: a multimethod study on perceived barriers and incentives

"Could you generally imagine engaging in the palliative care for a child or adolescent?" (n = 289)
No, definitely not
Rather not
1.0%
23.9%
(rather) not disposed 24.9%
Rather yes
Yes, definitely
40.8%
34.3%
(rather) disposed 75.1%
"Which kind of additional effort would you accept for this commitment?" (n = 225)
Home visits at the child's residence No
Yes
2.7%
97.3%
Range: 1 - 80 km
M: 10.4 km (SD 7.4)
Prescribe medication under the German narcotics act No
Yes
4.9%
95.1%
Ask colleagues for professional advice No
Yes
0.0%
100.0%
Further education/training No
Yes
6.2%
93.8%
Range: 2 - 140 hours
M: 13.9 hrs. (SD 15.5)
Preferred type 1. Self-study/Internet/Textbooks/Publications 16.0%
  2. Discussion group supervision/case conference 8.6%
  3. Internship/practical instruction/bedside teaching 9.8%
  4. Seminar 30.7%
  5. Lecture 15.3%
  7. Quality circle 7.4%