Services doing the best they can: service experiences of young adults with type 1 diabetes mellitus in rural Australia

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Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
Journal Of Clinical Nursing, 2012, 21 (13-14), pp. 1955 - 1963
Issue Date:
2012-01
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Aims and objectives. To describe the healthcare experiences of young adults with type 1 diabetes who access diabetes services in rural areas of New South Wales, Australia. Background. The incidence of type 1 diabetes in childhood and adolescence is increasing worldwide; internationally, difficulties are encountered in supporting young people during their transition from children to adulthood. Consumers experiences and views will be essential to inform service redesign. Design. This was a qualitative exploratory study. Methods. Semistructured telephone interviews were conducted with 26 people aged 18-28 years living rurally, recruited through staff in four regional healthcare centres in 2008.
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