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Chronic illness or disability 

Chronic illness or disability
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Chronic illness or disability
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10.1093/med/9780199641482.003.0019
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date: 05 June 2020

Key principles in caring for a child with complex needs - Psychological effects of long-term illness: child, parents, and siblings - Chronic pain in children - Transition from paediatric to adult services - Respite care - Concordance/non-compliance with treatment - Working with the multidisciplinary team - Caring for a sick child or young person at home - Managing long-term conditions in the community setting - Working with technology-dependent children at home - Breaking bad news - Children, young people, and bereavement - What happens when a child or young person is dying - Palliative care

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