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The adolescent with a chronic condition. Part II: healthcare provision.
Archives of disease in childhood
Publication types: Journal Article ; Review - Publication Status: ppublish
The treatment and management of chronic conditions during adolescence pose specific issues that need to be appropriately handled by health professionals. In this paper, questions related to disclosure of the diagnosis, the management of adherence to therapy, the need for an interdisciplinary network approach, lifestyles' anticipatory guidance and prevention, and the transition into an adult healthcare setting are reviewed. Special areas such as the issue of life threatening diseases and the ethical aspects of the treatment of chronic conditions are also discussed.
Adolescent, Adolescent Health Services, Chronic Disease, Critical Illness, Delivery of Health Care, Developmental Disabilities, Ethics, Medical, Family Health, Family Practice, Humans, Interprofessional Relations, Life Style, Patient Compliance, Patient Transfer
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