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Health visitors' role in services for children with disabilities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7515036     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Health visitors play a vital role within the specialist child development team providing support for children with disabilities and their families, write Margaret Yerbury and Jim Thomas. They report the findings of a study which revealed the significant contribution of health visitors and nurses in such teams in contributing to the ability of families to develop skills to meet their child's special needs and maximise the child's potential. The study also revealed concern among parents and professionals where no specialist health visiting support was available. This vital service may be at risk from cuts in health visiting services, they warn.
M Yerbury; J Thomas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Health visitor     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0017-9140     ISO Abbreviation:  Health Visit     Publication Date:  1994 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-06-30     Completed Date:  1994-06-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  17320470R     Medline TA:  Health Visit     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  86-7     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Child Health Services / organization & administration*
Community Health Nursing / methods*
Developmental Disabilities / nursing*
Disabled Persons*
Health Services Needs and Demand
Job Description*
Patient Care Team

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