Short Tilte:Habilitation of the child with chronic pulmonary failure. In A. P. Fishman (Ed.), Pulmonary rehabilitation (pp. 565-574
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):96, A. P. Fishman (Ed.), , 565-574
Chapter from a book on pulmonary rehabilitation, focusing on habilitation of children with chronic pulmonary failure. Topics include: causes of pulmonary failure in children; making the decision for home ventilation; goals of home mechanical ventilation; long-term ventilation in children; facilitating oral communication in children using trach positive-pressure ventilation; habilitation in the hospital; and transition from hospital to home, community, and school.