Developmental and disease-related influences on self-management acquisition among pediatric liver transplant recipients.

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Pediatric LT recipients are vulnerable to disruptions in their healthcare management and transitioning to self-managed care. This study aimed to examine whether age at transplant and indication for transplant (acute vs. chronic liver disease) influence later self-management skills. Sixty-three LT recipients, aged 14 and older (M = 17.68, s.d. = 3.01), were… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2011.01582.x

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@article{Piering2011DevelopmentalAD, title={Developmental and disease-related influences on self-management acquisition among pediatric liver transplant recipients.}, author={Kristen Piering and Ronen Arnon and T. Miloh and Sander S Florman and Nanda Kerkar and Rachel A. Annunziato}, journal={Pediatric transplantation}, year={2011}, volume={15 8}, pages={819-26} }