Adolescents in transition of adult care: why the concern?

Title

Adolescents in transition of adult care: why the concern?

Creator

Betz CL

Publisher

The Nursing Clinics Of North America

Date

2004

Subject

Humans; United States; Adult; Needs Assessment; Self Care; adolescent; Adolescent Transitions; Health; Insurance; Heart Defects; Continuity of Patient Care/organization & administration; Adolescent Health Services/organization & administration; Congenital/nursing/rehabilitation/therapy; Patient Care Planning/organization & administration; Planning Techniques

Description

This article has described issues associated with transition planning for youth with CHD. A number of approaches have been described to address the needs of this growing number of youth with CHD. Transition to adulthood has been and will continue to be a significant clinical concern as the adult survival rate increases. Health care professionals who are involved in transition planning will be focused on the health-related concerns of the transfer to an ACHD, insurability, and long-term CHD management, as well as issues related to employment, education, social relationships, and independent living. Successful transitioning is dependent on long-term planning,. youth-centered approaches, service coordination, and referral to adult agencies. As youth, families, adult survivors, and experts have discovered, long-term survival means more than the physical aspects of CHD.
2004

Rights

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Type

Journal Article

Citation List Month

Backlog

Pages

681-713

Issue

4

Volume

39

Citation

Betz CL, “Adolescents in transition of adult care: why the concern?,” Pediatric Palliative Care Library, accessed July 31, 2021, https://pedpalascnetlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/13061.

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