La disabilita' in eta' pediatrica. Assistenza e formazione professionale con particolare riguardo ai problemi attualmente osservati nel controllo a distanza del neonato a rischio.

Translated title of the contribution: Disability in childhood. Care and professional training regarding particularly the problems currently seen in long-term control of newborns at risk

M. L. Gianni, C. Vegni, O. Picciolini, S. Gangi, G. Ferraris, A. Marini

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Abstract

Children with disability are a heterogeneous population distributed between complex conditions including physical disorders, psychomotor and neurodevelopment disorders, social role and school activities limitations. Prenatal, perinatal and neonatal diseases together with disabling chronic conditions may cause childhood disability. Data from literature show a prevalence of childhood disability ranging from 5 to 20% with a wide range of severity level. The social impact of childhood disability is extremely relevant. Children with disabilities frequently require health care services and special education. VLBW (very low birth weight infants, birth weight

Translated title of the contributionDisability in childhood. Care and professional training regarding particularly the problems currently seen in long-term control of newborns at risk
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)50-54
Number of pages5
JournalPediatria Medica e Chirurgica
Volume27
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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