From hospital to school

Stuart, Judy L.; Goodsitt, Jodi L.
January 1996
Teaching Exceptional Children;Winter96, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p58
Academic Journal
Suggests that a Transition Liaison can provide the necessary link between the family and the hospital. Facts about chronically ill children and hospitals; Changes in pediatric populations in hospitals; Federal laws emphasizing the need for comprehensive, family-centered, multidisciplinary and early intervention services for infants and toddlers; Need for a formal discharge program.


Related Articles

  • ESTRÉS PARENTAL EN LA HOSPITALIZACIÓN INFANTIL. Fernández Castillo, A.; López Naranjo, I. // Ansiedad y Estrés;Jun2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1 

    The aim of this article is to carry out an empirical study on the stress experienced by parents of sick children admitted to hospital. Concretely, we study some of the variables that have been related to the paternal stress in these circumstances in order to establish which of them are the more...

  • Children in Hospitals--Talking with Your Medical Team. Downs, Toddie // Pediatrics for Parents;2003, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p10 

    Provides recommendations to optimize ability to advocate for one's child during an admission to the hospital. Need for parents to talk to the medical personnel on developments and concerns about their child's condition; Importance of being sensitive to the child's needs; Significance of giving...

  • The Web.  // Paediatric Nursing;Jul2005, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6 

    Reviews several Web sites about children's activities useful for nurses working with children either in hospital or at home and for bored siblings of chronically sick children in hospital. BBC Children; The Gruffalo; Mr. Men and Little Miss.

  • Concerns over ITU deaths.  // Paediatric Nursing;Jun2007, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p4 

    The article reports on the increase in the proportion of chronically ill children dying in intensive care after being admitted to other hospital wards according to a study reported in the "Journal of Medical Ethics." Researchers examined data from a British tertiary children's hospital over a...

  • The fight for Baby K. C. C. // World (0888157X);4/4/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p51 

    The article discusses the legal cases fought by a Virginia mother who gave birth to an infant with anencephaly in 1992 for the disagreement she had with the hospital's futility policy.

  • Chimeras and odysseys. Kohrman, Arthur F. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct94, Vol. 24 Issue 5, Special Supplement pS4 

    Offers thoughts geared to an understanding of the child who is technology-dependent for medical reasons. Why children connected to ventilators evoke the image of chimeric creatures; The anthropomorphic concepts of the machine held by the child.

  • Supporting parents in the neonatal unit. Fowlie, Peter W.; McHaffie, Hazel // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/4/2004, Vol. 329 Issue 7478, p1336 

    Presents the 10th article in a series of 12 on the ABC of preterm birth. The support of parents with babies in the neonatal unit; Sources of stress on the parents; Various coping mechanisms; Ideas on how to limit parental stress; Dealing with death and decision making; Help for bereaved parents;...

  • Care alternatives for pediatric chronic mechanical ventilation. Hanashiro, Milton; Franco, Antonio O. C.; Ferraro, Alexandre A.; Troster, Eduardo J. // Jornal de Pediatria;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p145 

    Objective: To determine the impact of transferring a pediatric population to mechanical ventilator dependency units (MVDUs) or to home mechanical ventilation (HMV) on bed availability in the pediatric intensive care unit (ICU). Methods: This is a longitudinal, retrospective study of hospitalized...

  • The continued care of children with renal disease into adult life. Cameron, J. Stewart // Pediatric Nephrology;Aug2001, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p680 

    Today in developed countries the majority of paediatric patients in hospital units suffer from conditions which will continue into adult life, and paediatric nephrology is no exception to this. Despite its obvious importance, the problem of the transition of these children with continuing renal...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics