This policy statement describes how the pediatrician can work closely with patients with special health care needs and their families as an advocate and educator to help them adapt positively to an adult-focused system of health care. Issues in health care transitions including independence and dependence, education and vocational issues, insurance issues and limitations, Social Security, and hospitalization are outlined.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - Dec 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health