TITLE

Special problems for the teenager with cystic fibrosis

AUTHOR(S)
Mearns, Margaret B.
PUB. DATE
January 1986
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jan1986, Vol. 79 Issue 12, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the problems of teenage patients with cystic fibrosis. The causes of deaths in adolescents are enumerated, including accidents, neoplasm and violence. A commitment to work and acquire skills to become materially self-supporting must be developed. It is also important for adolescents to form peer group relationships.
ACCESSION #
23996711

 

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