Cystic fibrosis in adolescents and young adults.

  title={Cystic fibrosis in adolescents and young adults.},
  author={Samya Z Nasr},
  journal={Adolescent medicine},
  volume={11 3},
Advances in knowledge and medical science have resulted in an increased life span and quality of life of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The median age of survival for CF patients is 32.3 years of age and patients 18 years of age or older now constitute one third of the total patients with CF. Because of these advances, a new patient population has emerged: the adolescents and young adults with CF. Adolescence is normally a time of great cognitive, social and developmental changes… CONTINUE READING

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