Transition from Child Centred to Adult Health Care Systems

Transition from Child Centred to Adult Health Care Systems

Author: Society for Adolescent Medicine

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This position paper from the Society of Adolescent Medicine sets out their standards or “critical steps” for safe and high quality transition from paediatric to adult care.

Examples include a named professional care co-ordinator, better training for primary care providers, a portable and accessible medical summary and written transition plans created with patients and families.

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