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Promoting independence for children on long-term ventilation

Journal title
Nursing children and young people
Publication year
2011
Author(s)
Lawrence, S.
Pages
20-2
Volume
23
Number
10

It is the responsibility of children’s nurses to enable children and young people who are on long-term ventilation (LTV) to live independent and varied lives. This article considers the common challenges faced by such children and reflects on personal experience in planning and undertaking a respite week for a young person on LTV with Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy without his parents.

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