Chapter 10. Transitional Care

  1. Fay Valentine RGN, RSCN, MA, PGDip. HSSM, ENB9981 and
  2. Lesley Lowes RGN, RSCN, PGCHPE, DPSN, M.Sc., Ph.D.2
  1. Siân Bill and
  2. Beverly Hodges

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692103.ch10

Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness

Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness

How to Cite

Bill, S. and Hodges, B. (2008) Transitional Care, in Nursing Care of Children and Young People with Chronic Illness (eds F. Valentine and L. Lowes), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692103.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Director of Children and Young People's Directorate, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, UK

  2. 2

    Research Fellow/Practitioner, Nursing, Health and Social Care Research Centre, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Cardiff University, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405144025

Online ISBN: 9780470692103

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Keywords:

  • transitional care;
  • health care;
  • chronic illness;
  • adolescents;
  • cysticfibrosis

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Aim of the chapter

  • Intended learning outcomes

  • Overview of cystic fibrosis

  • Management

  • Transitional care

  • Issues regarding transition for adolescents

  • Gaining autonomy

  • Managing a chronic illness

  • Support and decision making

  • The role of the nurse

  • Promoting the paradigm shift

  • The principles of successful transitional care

  • Conclusion

  • Useful websites

  • Recommended reading

  • References