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Caring for adolescents with Crohn's disease

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 02 hrs
  • Last updated: 2020
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This learning module explores Crohn's disease in young people and the management of this chronic inflammatory bowel condition in a way that addresses adolescent-specific characteristics and treatment goals. Optimising growth, pubertal development and social functioning, education, and mental and emotional well-being are also discussed.

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Mick Cullen, Paediatric gastroenterology nurse specialist, Southampton Children’s Hospital, Southampton, England.
Claire Barnes, Paediatric gastroenterology nurse specialist, Southampton Children’s Hospital, Southampton, England.


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