Chapter 1

Chronic Medical Problems and Their Impact on Children and Their Families

Laura Nabors


This chapter reviews information about chronic medical problems and provides a definition of chronic illness. A philosophy of care, based on a systems approach for children with chronic illnesses is presented. Developing care plans aiming to integrate the child within his or her school and broader community are presented. Roles for mental health providers and ideas for promoting child resilience are outlined. Information in the chapters in this eBook is reviewed to orient the reader to upcoming material in this eBook.

Total Pages: 3-13 (11)

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