The continued care of pediatric patients with renal disease into adult life

Am J Kidney Dis. 1985 Aug;6(2):91-5. doi: 10.1016/s0272-6386(85)80147-5.


The transition in continuing care of children with chronic or relapsing renal diseases to units of adult internal medicine has received surprisingly little attention. The types of children with renal disease requiring continuing care into adult life are reviewed and the practical problems of making the transfer discussed.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Child
  • Continuity of Patient Care*
  • Humans
  • Kidney Diseases / therapy*
  • Long-Term Care
  • Metabolism, Inborn Errors / therapy
  • Multiple Organ Failure / therapy
  • Patient Care Planning*
  • Primary Health Care*
  • Time Factors
  • Urologic Diseases / therapy*