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ERIC Number: EJ885595
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 33
ISSN: ISSN-1059-8405
Caring for Children with Cystic Fibrosis: A Collaborative Clinical and School Approach
Strawhacker, MaryAnn Tapper; Wellendorf, Joyce
Journal of School Nursing, v20 n1 p5-15 2004
Earlier diagnosis and more effective treatments have improved both morbidity and mortality associated with cystic fibrosis, making regular school attendance a reality. School nurses have a unique opportunity to assist students with cystic fibrosis successfully manage their disease. Medical treatment for cystic fibrosis can be complex, leaving students and families in need of health consultation and support. The clinic and school nurse each brings a unique perspective to cystic fibrosis care management. Working to understanding perspectives across settings and looking for ways to collaborate through mutual planning and goal setting is an ideal way to support families and promote achievement of optimal health status for students. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Language: English
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