Facilitating the transition of adolescents with chronic conditions from pediatric to adult health care and community settings.

@article{Betz1998FacilitatingTT,
  title={Facilitating the transition of adolescents with chronic conditions from pediatric to adult health care and community settings.},
  author={Cecily Lynn Betz},
  journal={Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing},
  year={1998},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={97-115}
}
This article provides an overview of the health care issues and concerns of adolescents with special health care needs and disabilities who are in transition from pediatric to adult health care settings. Adolescents and their families face numerous challenges in accessing adult health care providers who can give adequate primary and specialized health care services to this growing population of youth. Navigating the myriad new and unfamiliar adult services available can be overwhelming for… CONTINUE READING

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