How holistic nursing can enhance the quality of life of children with cystic fibrosis
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How holistic nursing can enhance the quality of life of children with cystic fibrosis

Kirsty Tointon Registered nurse and student health visitor, Bournemouth University
Jane Hunt Senior lecturer, Children’s and young people’s nursing, Bournemouth University

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is one of the most common life-limiting genetic conditions. This article presents a case study of a teenager with one of the rarer presentations of CF. This case study explores the experiences of her and her family. It also discusses the effects of CF on the patient and her family, and how it affects their quality of life and well-being.

Nursing Children and Young People. 28, 8, 22-25. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.2016.e753


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This article has been subject to open peer review and checked for plagiarism using automated software

Conflict of interest

None declared

Received: 06 January 2016

Accepted: 21 April 2016

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