Supporting Development of Children with Chronic Conditions: From Compliance Toward Shared Management

Kieckhefer, Gail M.; Trahms, Cristine M.
July 2000
Pediatric Nursing;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p354
Academic Journal
Presents information on theoretical models that health care providers can use in managing the development of children with chronic conditions. Details on the Bright Futures Model for outlining the developmental stages of an independent healthy adult; Discussion on the models of care to develop chronic illness management skills in children; Application of models.


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