Home Health Care for Children Who are Technology Dependent

Home Health Care for Children Who are Technology Dependent

by Juanita W. Fleming
     
 

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As technology grows more sophisticated, more and more children will receive therapies such as apnea monitoring, dialysis, and prolonged IV therapy at home on an ongoing basis. This book provides an overview of the research evidence available on home health care of children who are technology dependent and their families. A major study of 800 children that the

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As technology grows more sophisticated, more and more children will receive therapies such as apnea monitoring, dialysis, and prolonged IV therapy at home on an ongoing basis. This book provides an overview of the research evidence available on home health care of children who are technology dependent and their families. A major study of 800 children that the author conducted is highlighted. The book also describes practical strategies to assist these children with complex needs. Family stress, case management, respite care, and financial concerns are addressed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826120656
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/30/2003
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
264
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

Juanita W. Fleming, RN, PhD, FAAN, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Kentucky. During her tenure at the University she served in several roles, including Division Chair, Assistant and Associate Dean, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. She had Professional rank in the Colleges of Nursing and Education. She received the baccalaureate degree in nursing with high honors, ranking in the top ten graduates of her class, from Hampton University, a Master of Arts from the University of Chicago, and as a recipient of the Mary Roberts Fellowship she studied Journalism and Human Development at the University of Maryland. Her PhD in Education of Exceptional Children and Psychology is from Catholic University of America. Her scholarly productivity is evidenced by her publications, grant activity, and invited presentations, as well as by her work as a reviewer and as a member of study sections, national committees, and councils. The many honors and awards she has received recognize her contributions in maternal child health and higher education. Among the honors she has received are memberships in the American Academy of Nursing and the Institute of Medicine. She is currently serving as the Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs at Kentucky State University. She is the mother of two sons, William and Robert, and the wife of Dr. William Fleming, Sr.

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