Chapter 4. Effects of Early Hospitalisation on Children

  1. Peter S. Vickers Cert.Ed., Dip C.D., SRN, RSCN, BA, PhD, FHEA Visiting Fellow in Child Health and Immunology

Published Online: 4 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch4

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation

How to Cite

Vickers, P. S. (2008) Effects of Early Hospitalisation on Children, in Severe Combined Immune Deficiency: Early Hospitalisation and Isolation, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470745571.ch4

Author Information

  1. School of Nursing and Midwifery, The University of Hertfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 DEC 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319864

Online ISBN: 9780470745571

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Keywords:

  • effects of early hospitalisation on children;
  • ‘toddlers and preschool children - at risk for post-hospital behavioral sequelae and ICU hospitalization;
  • early life experiences - effects on intellectual and psychosocial development;
  • surgery and hospitalisation in children;
  • neonates and hospitalisation;
  • SCID (severe combined immunodeficiency)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • A Brief History of Studies into Early Hospitalisation

  • The Effects of Early Hospitalisation on the Development of Children

  • Surgery and Hospitalisation

  • Neonates and Hospitalisation

  • Conclusion