Use of the international classification of functioning, disability and health as a framework for transition from paediatric to adult healthcare.

@article{Nguyen2014UseOT,
  title={Use of the international classification of functioning, disability and health as a framework for transition from paediatric to adult healthcare.},
  author={T Nguyen and Jan Willem Gorter},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={759-61}
}
With advances in medical technology and healthcare, an increasing number of adolescents with chronic health conditions, including childhood onset disabilities, are now surviving into adulthood (Blum et al. 1993). For adolescents with chronic health conditions growing up and becoming an adult, this important developmental stage represents a challenging period as they are at risk of delayed developmental trajectories, and face numerous barriers in achieving independence and autonomy (Stewart 2009… CONTINUE READING
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