Effective transition from paediatric to adult services

Hosp Med. 2000 May;61(5):341-3. doi: 10.12968/hosp.2000.61.5.1333.

Abstract

The effective transfer of adolescents from paediatric to adult services is a new quality issue confronting all health services. This article reviews current knowledge in the field and outlines good practice.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adolescent Health Services / organization & administration*
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Continuity of Patient Care / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Life Change Events
  • Patient Education as Topic / methods*
  • Patient Transfer / methods
  • Patient Transfer / organization & administration