Care of the surgical intensive care nursery graduate. The primary care pediatrician's perspective.


Journal Article (Review)

Care of the intensive care nursery graduate may be quite challenging. It is important that primary care pediatricians become familiar with the complications unique to surgical patients so that they may properly prepare and educate parents and provide appropriate long-term follow-up for these often complex patients. Maintenance of a close relationship with the pediatric surgeon with an open line of communication regarding the approach to various surgical problems facilitates the effective integration of the intensive care nursery graduate into the primary care pediatrician's practice and provides the foundation for a successful clinical outcome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Brown, RL; Irish, MS; Rice, HE; Caty, MG; Glick, PL

Published Date

  • December 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 45 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1327 - 1352

PubMed ID

  • 9889756

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9889756

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-3955

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0031-3955(05)70093-6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States