Paediatric home care services in the UK were ascertained in 1991 and 1992.
Respondents from 209 (97%) UK health districts and boards identified 62 general and 124 specialist paediatric home care services by january 1993, 15% having opened in the previous year.
Of all UK children, 30% lived in a district with a general home care service.
Five health regions had only specialist services.
Districts differed widely in the availability of home care for different disorders.
The home care services were small, general services employing a mean (SD) of 2.5 (1.6) whole time equivalent (WTE) nurses, and specialist services 1.3 (0.8) WTE nurses.
Mots-clés Pascal : Etats Unis, A domicile, Organisation santé, Indication, Enfant, Soin, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : United States, At home, Public health organization, Indication, Child, Care, North America, America, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0125594
Code Inist : 002B30A04D. Création : 199406.