Adaptation and negotiation as an approach to care in paediatric diabetes specialist nursing practice: A critical review

Marie Marshall, Elizabeth Fleming, Warren Gillibrand, Bernie Carter

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• Considerable attention has been given to diabetes care in children. However, nursing practice may be guided by biomedical models. • Diabetes care in children should focus on family-centred approaches arguably based in the community. • Psychosocial constructs have an important role in the development of self-management of chronic illness in children. • Paediatric diabetes nurse specialists are pivotal in facilitating family-centred care based on personal models of child and family interventions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)421-429
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Clinical Nursing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2002
Externally publishedYes


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