Health maintenance throughout the life span for individuals with Down syndrome.

@article{Bosch2003HealthMT,
  title={Health maintenance throughout the life span for individuals with Down syndrome.},
  author={Joni Jacobsen Bosch},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners},
  year={2003},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={5-17}
}
PURPOSE To describe the routine health maintenance needs of individuals with Down syndrome who have specialized health needs associated with the multi-system impact of the diagnosis. DATA SOURCES Review of scientific literature including peer-reviewed articles, books, and online resources. CONCLUSION In addition to the routine health maintenance needs of all persons, those with Down syndrome have specialized needs. Failure to address these specific health maintenance concerns may lead to… CONTINUE READING