Children's experiences of cystic fibrosis : a systematic review of qualitative studies

Source:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publisher:
American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date:
01 June 2014

Abstract

Jamieson,N., Fitzgerald,D., Singh-Grewal,D. et al (2014) Children's Experiences of Cystic Fibrosis: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies. PediatricsĀ 133(6):e1683-97

This systematic review describes the experiences and perspectives of children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis to direct care toward areas that patients regard as important.

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