Continuing Medical Education

Transition from child- to adult-orientated care for children with long-term health conditions: A process, not an event

Anthony Westwood, Nelleke Langerak, Graham Fieggen

Abstract


This issue of CME contains the second of a two-part series of continuing medical education articles on various aspects of spina bifida, with the focus on some of the longer-term management issues such as hydrocephalus and limb deformity, as well as quality of life. 


Authors' affiliations

Anthony Westwood, School of Child and Adolescent Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town; General Paediatrics, Metro West, Department of Health, Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

Nelleke Langerak, Division of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Graham Fieggen, Division of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Keywords

Spina bifida; Neurodisability

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2014;104(4):310-313. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8201

Article History

Date submitted: 2014-03-17
Date published: 2014-03-18

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