How holistic nursing can enhance the quality of life of children with cystic fibrosis

Title

How holistic nursing can enhance the quality of life of children with cystic fibrosis

Creator

Tointon K; Hunt J

Publisher

Nursing Children And Young People

Date

2016

Subject

Adolescent; Child Health; Cystic Fibrosis; Cystic Fibrosis/ Nursing/psychology; Family/psychology; Female; Holistic Nursing/ Methods; Humans; Life-limiting Illness; Paediatrics; Quality Of Life; Respiratory System; Siblings/psychology; Well-being

Description

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common life-limiting genetic conditions. Ellen Bolton (not her real name) is a teenager with one of the rarer presentations of CF. This case study explores the experiences of Ellen and her family. It discusses the effects of CF on the patient and her family, and how it affects their quality of life (QoL) and well-being.

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Citation

Tointon K; Hunt J, “How holistic nursing can enhance the quality of life of children with cystic fibrosis,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed June 27, 2022, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/10990.

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