A study of pediatric home ventilator management: medical, psychosocial, and financial aspects.

@article{Hazlett1989ASO,
  title={A study of pediatric home ventilator management: medical, psychosocial, and financial aspects.},
  author={D E Hazlett},
  journal={Journal of pediatric nursing},
  year={1989},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={284-94}
}
  • D E Hazlett
  • Published 1989 in Journal of pediatric nursing
This study was conducted to assess whether one program of home ventilator management met the medical, financial, and psychosocial needs of children and their families. The sample consisted of 15 children with home ventilator assistance. Data were collected by chart review, parental telephone interviews, and comparison of home and hospital costs from itemized bills. Results indicated that, in comparison to prolonged hospitalization, home ventilator management is medically safe, with a… CONTINUE READING

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