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Palliative care in the new hospital

Palliative care is a medical specialty dedicated to providing patients and their families with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious, chronic or life-threatening illness.

It includes end-of-life care, but is different from hospice in that it often begins at diagnosis and continues throughout treatment...Continue

Posted on Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:24 PM in

Palliative care: Support for the entire family

Born nine weeks early, Charlotte Williams spent 84 of her 93 days at MUSC Children’s Hospital, battling a series of infections, lung problems, and bleeding and swelling in the brain...Continue

Posted on Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:20 PM in

Meet Hanna Epstein, palliative care team

Hanna, front right, with the palliative care team and her family from Budget Blinds.

Hanna is a nurse practitioner at MUSC Children’s Hospital and a member of the pediatric palliative care team. Her husband, Adam, and his extended family own and run Budget Blinds of Charleston. The company is a supporter of MUSC Children’s Hospital and has donated more than $28,000 for pediatric palliative care...Continue

Posted on Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:22 PM in

Meet Olivia Jenkins

Olivia Jenkins

Olivia is the daughter of Shawn Jenkins, a former patient of the MUSC Children’s Hospital, and a nursing student at the Medical University of South Carolina.  Olivia recently answered a few questions about her decision to attend nursing school and her journey with MUSC...Continue

Posted on Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:55 PM in patient story, shawn jenkins

Shawn Jenkins family treats children’s hospital construction team to breakfast

breakfast at the construction site

Shawn Jenkins and his family delivered breakfast to more than 500 construction workers who are building the new children’s hospital that will bear Jenkins’ name. The Jenkins family visited the construction site Aug. 28, surprising the Robins & Morton team with hundreds of fresh Chick-fil-A biscuits. Employees at the Dorchester Road restaurant were up as early as 1:30 a.m. hand rolling dough for Jenkins’ special delivery. The hot biscuits were to thank the construction workers for their hard work and commitment...Continue

Posted on Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:47 PM in shawn jenkins

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