Transition to the Adult Care Paradigm

  • Amy Renwick
Reference work entry
Part of the Organ and Tissue Transplantation book series (OTT)


The move from pediatric to adult health care is known to be a high-risk period for transplant recipients. Advance preparation to promote self-management, treatment adherence, and connection to adult care is essential.


Transition Adolescence Adult Self-management Independence Outcomes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Transition of CareNemours/AI duPont Hospital for ChildrenWilmingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsSidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Deborah M Consolini
    • 1
  1. 1.Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for ChildrenWilmingtonUSA

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