Noyes, Jane
December 2006
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Dec2006 Supplement, Vol. 91, p106
Academic Journal
The article presents a case report of a 12-year-old quadriplegic in Great Britain. He is dependent on ventilation 24 hours a day, uses an electric wheelchair, and needs help with all the aspect of personal care. To enable him and his family lived an ordinary life, a cost package of support services was delivered. However, this package failed to bring the desired outcomes since pediatricians and children's nurses lack expertise in managing the needs effectively.


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