Caring for Children Technology-Dependent Children at Home:

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A new group of chronically ill children who are dependent on technologyfor their survival has emerged as a result of medical advances. Many ofthese children are being cared for at home by their parents. However, inthe UK little is known about the prevalence or the experiences of fami-lies caring for technology-dependent children or of the professionals sup-porting them in the community. This article explores the potentialimplications for the practice and education of community-based nursescaring for technology-dependent children.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)390-394
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Community Nursing
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999


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