Transition to the Adult Care Paradigm
Part of the Organ and Tissue Transplantation book series (OTT)
Reference work entry
The move from pediatric to adult health care is known to be a high-risk period for transplant recipients. Advance preparation to promote self-management, treatment adherence, and connection to adult care is essential.
KeywordsTransition Adolescence Adult Self-management Independence Outcomes
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