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School Experiences after Treatment for a Brain Tumour.

Upton, Penney and Eiser, C. (2006) School Experiences after Treatment for a Brain Tumour. Child: Care, Health and Development, 32 (1). pp. 9-17. ISSN 0305-1862

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Children surviving a brain tumour face major difficulties including learning problems. Lengthy school absences and psychosocial problems, all of which can impact on school functioning. This study provides information for teachers and clinicians about the skills and resources of this group and underlines the need for closer school-hospital liaison.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: behaviour, paediatric cancer, psychosocial problems, special education, children
Subjects: L Education > LC Special aspects of education
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Janet Davidson
Date Deposited: 01 May 2008 08:12
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2015 18:54

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