Understanding the school experiences of children and adolescents with serious chronic illness: a systematic meta-review.

@article{Lum2017UnderstandingTS,
  title={Understanding the school experiences of children and adolescents with serious chronic illness: a systematic meta-review.},
  author={Alistair Lum and Claire E Wakefield and Barb Donnan and Mary Ann Burns and Joanna E Fardell and Glenn M. Marshall},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          645-662
        }
}
BACKGROUND Serious chronic illness can have a detrimental effect on school attendance, participation and engagement, leaving affected students at risk of failing to meet their developmental potential. An improved understanding of factors that help to explain or mitigate this risk can help educators and health professionals deliver the most effective support. This meta-review critiqued the available evidence examining the link between six chronic illnesses (asthma, cancer, chronic kidney… CONTINUE READING
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