Factors Affecting Coping of Adolescents and Infants on a Reverse Isolation Unit
The treatment of such life-threatening diseases as leukemia, aplastic anemia, and severe combined immunodeficiency disease has greatly increased at least the short-term survival of many patients. The medical treatments used, however, are replete with extraordinary stress to patients, their families, and the medical and nursing staff. Bone marrow transplantation performed with in the milieu of a reverse isolation unit is a treatment of this dimension.
KeywordsBone Marrow Transplantation Aplastic Anemia Dyadic Relationship Genetic Transmission Severe Combine Immunodeficiency Disease
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