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Do we meet the emotional needs of parents?

Lowes, Lesley Madeline 2010. Do we meet the emotional needs of parents? Journal of Diabetes Nursing 14 (1) , p. 20.

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When a child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, parents encounter a steep learning curve that includes needing to understand diabetes and its management, and mastering the skills of insulin administration and blood glucose monitoring. Whether in hospital or in the child’s home, education and support at diagnosis, and on-going care over the years until the child transfers to the adult service, is predominantly provided by a paediatric diabetes specialist nurse (PDSN).

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Healthcare Sciences
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Publisher: SB Communications Group
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 02:19

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