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Development of a group-based, peer-mentor intervention to promote disease self-management skills among youth with chronic medical conditions.

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Summary of "Development of a group-based, peer-mentor intervention to promote disease self-management skills among youth with chronic medical conditions."

The purpose of this paper is to describe the development of a group-based peer-mentor intervention to enhance knowledge/skills of transition-age youth (TAY) from three clinical services (gastroenterology, renal or rheumatology) at a large children's hospital in order to facilitate transition from pediatric to adult healthcare.

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Name: Journal of pediatric nursing
ISSN: 1532-8449
Pages: 1-9

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