13. Lung Transplantation in Children

  1. Janice Mighten RGN, RSCN, MSc, BMed Sci(Hons)
  1. Helen Spencer1 and
  2. Katherine Carter2

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch13

Children's Respiratory Nursing

Children's Respiratory Nursing

How to Cite

Spencer, H. and Carter, K. (2012) Lung Transplantation in Children, in Children's Respiratory Nursing (ed J. Mighten), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Consultant in Transplant and Respiratory Medicine

  2. 2

    Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Transplant Team, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197755

Online ISBN: 9781118702680



  • Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome;
  • Cardiovascular system;
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV);
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR);
  • Intensive care unit (ICU);
  • Lung transplantation and osteoporosis;
  • Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF);
  • Physiotherapy;
  • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD);
  • Pulmonary hypertension (PHT)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indications for Lung Transplantation

  • Patient Selection

  • The Lung Transplant Assessment Process

  • Listing for Lung Transplantation and Donor Allocation

  • Care of the Patient on the Transplant Waiting List

  • Nursing Care of the Lung Transplant Patient

  • Long-Term Shared Care of the Transplant Patient

  • Conclusion

  • References