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Communicating with young adults with cystic fibrosis.
  1. A. K. Webb
  1. Bradbury Cystic Fibrosis Unit, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK.

    Abstract

    The care of the young adult with cystic fibrosis is complex, requiring a multidisciplinary input from different carers. Communication with and education of patients covers many areas; topics may include medical and personal problems, transplantation, survival, current scientific breakthroughs and the future. Communicating in these areas with knowledgeable young adults requires skill, tact and self-education upon the part of the cystic fibrosis team.

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