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Title Transitioning medical care : through adolescence to adulthood / Dan Wood, Alun Williams, Martin A. Koyle, Andrew D. Baird, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2019]
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Contents Introduction: what do patients worry about? -- History of adolescent care in urology -- Adolescence: an overview -- Metrics and guidelines -- Information transfer -- Managing the patients -- The importance of the specialist nurse role as part of the lifelong care of congenital conditions -- Barriers to transition -- Developmentally appropriate adolescent health care : an essential prerequisite for positive transition experiences -- Quality and safety in transitional urologic care -- Building the multidisciplinary transition team -- Political concerns in transitioning medical care -- Taking a service forward: the adolescent and adult care of major congenital anomalies -- the move from adolescent to lifelong care
Summary This book provides a guide to the complexities of medical care through adolescence and into adulthood. The principles of transition, the management of patients and parents, and developmentally appropriate adolescent health care are discussed and evaluated. The academic importance of understanding long-term outcomes of treatments and diseases that began in childhood is also covered. This book aims to help readers build a multidisciplinary transition team and details the barriers encountered in this process and the ways to overcome them
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 11, 2019)
Subject Medical care
Teenagers -- Medical care
Young adults -- Medical care
Adolescent Health Services
Delivery of Health Care
Medical care.
Teenagers -- Medical care.
Form Electronic book
Author Baird, Andrew D., editor
Koyle, Martin A., editor
Williams, Alun, editor
Wood, Dan (Surgeon), editor
ISBN 3030058948