Thesis / Dissertation

An exploratory study into the psychosocial service needs of patients and families admitted to an acute paediatric hospital following a transport accident

Alys-Marie Manguy, Lynette Joubert (ed.)

Published : 2012


There is limited literature providing evidence to guide psychosocial service provision and planning for paediatric transport accident survivors within acute hospital settings, with most research focussing on long term psychiatric outcomes of adult survivor’s post-hospitalisation. This project was based at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, and aimed to create a demographic picture of the child transport accident survivor population, seek greater understanding of service experiences, and consider perceptions of service needs from patients, parents/ carers and clinical staff. The project utilised a mixed methodology, including clinical data..

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