With advances in medical technology and treatment, at least 90% of children with severe illnesses now survive to young adulthood and beyond. Most children with complex and chronic illnesses no longer need to remain in the hospital for care; their portable medical equipment enables them to live with their families and to attend schools in their communities. The increased survival of children with severe illnesses and the growing number who live at home have created new demands on the health care, education, and community ...

Home and Community Care for Chronically Ill Children 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195071207

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