When a child with a chronic condition needs hospitalization

James M. Oleske, Mary G. Boland

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The hospitalization of a chronically ill child requires meticulous orchestration. Treatment recommendations must be transmitted to the family in a coherent and supportive fashion. Patient comfort and nutrition must be maintained, and psychological support provided. Discharge planning is often extensive. To promote continuity of care, appointment of a case manager is recommended.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-171+177-178+181
JournalHospital Practice
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 15 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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