ERIC Number: ED214632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Chronic Diseases in the Pediatric Age Group. Matrix No. 7.
This paper briefly outlines current problems associated with chronic diseases in children and youth and provides indications for the types of future research and analysis needed to facilitate the development of solutions. In general, these problems are associated with the following: malignancies, hereditary anemias, cystic fibrosis, other chronic lung diseases, congenital anomalies, prematurely born and "small for dates" infants, injuries, and changes in the social patterns of life. The impact of chronic diseases on families is briefly discussed. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Children, Congenital Impairments, Diseases, Premature Infants, Research Needs, Youth
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families, P.O. Box 1182, Washington, DC 20013 (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Note: Paper presented at the Research Forum on Children and Youth (Washington, DC, May 18-19, 1981). For related documents, see ED 213 518-526, PS 012 713-715, PS 012 717-718, and PS 012 722-725.