Knowledge and information needs of young people with epilepsy and their parents: Mixed-method systematic review

@inproceedings{Lewis2010KnowledgeAI,
  title={Knowledge and information needs of young people with epilepsy and their parents: Mixed-method systematic review},
  author={Sheila A Lewis and Jane Noyes and Stephen Mackereth},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundYoung people with neurological impairments such as epilepsy are known to receive less adequate services compared to young people with other long-term conditions. The time (age 13-19 years) around transition to adult services is particularly important in facilitating young people's self-care and ongoing management. There are epilepsy specific, biological and psycho-social factors that act as barriers and enablers to information exchange and nurturing of self-care practices. Review… CONTINUE READING

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