Perceptions and concerns of the school-age siblings of children with myelomeningocele.

@article{Kiburz1994PerceptionsAC,
  title={Perceptions and concerns of the school-age siblings of children with myelomeningocele.},
  author={J A Kiburz},
  journal={Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing},
  year={1994},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={223-31}
}
  • J A Kiburz
  • Published 1994 in Issues in comprehensive pediatric nursing
Chronic illness affects all members of the family, including siblings. Siblings of children with myelomeningocele have been studied infrequently. This descriptive study examined the perceptions and concerns of the school-age siblings of children with myelomeningocele and compared sibling responses with maternal perceptions of the sibling relationship. The effects of age, birth order, and gender were also examined. Fifteen children and their mothers participated in the study. Data were collected… CONTINUE READING

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