Sickle Cell: What Is Transition Of Care?

February 27, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Dr. Alecia Nero, BlackDoctor.org Transition of care from pediatric to adult medicine has been recognized as a national priority by the Surgeon General in 1984 and later years by the Society of Adolescent Medicine as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics. What exactly is transition? Transition of care is an active, planned and purposeful process that attends to the medical, psychosocia...

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