The adolescent with a chronic illness.

James J. Burns, Matthew Sadof, Depak Kamat

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The primary care clinician can play an important role in enhancing the quality of life for the adolescent with chronic illness through developmentally appropriate, individualized and compassionate coordination of care (Sidebar 2). Special attention to the process of adolescence, family, and psychological issues are required for successful management. Transition of care to adult services should be planned carefully with a multidisciplinary team.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)206-210, 214-216
JournalPediatric annals
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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