Children and young people with chronic illness/disability

Edited by Edward Alan Glasper, Gillian McEwing and Jim Richardson

in Oxford Handbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198569572
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597901 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Children and young people with chronic illness/disability

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Key principles in caring for a child with complex needs - Psychological effects of long-term illness: child, parents, and siblings - Chronic pain in children - Transition from paediatric to adult services - Respite care - Compliance/non-compliance with treatment - Working with the multidisciplinary team - ‘Contact a Family’

Chapter.  2888 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Paediatrics

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