Tag Archive: transition

Nov 8 2016

‘Adulting’ Gets Complicated During Shift From Pediatric to Adult Medical Care

adultingA new word is catching on to describe the sometimes overwhelming life stage of learning to behave like a grown-up: “adulting.” For youth with chronic diseases, adulting has complexities beyond coming to grips with doing their own laundry.

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May 7 2015

Study Team Uses Virtual Visits to Help Families Transition to Home

virtual visitsA pilot quality improvement project underway at CHOP aims to reduce the emotional and operational stress on families returning home by conducting virtual visits via video chat on mobile devices a few days after children are discharged.

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