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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing

P-ISSN: 2664-1291, E-ISSN: 2664-1305, Impact Factor: RJIF 5.6
International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
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2023, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part B

Quality of life of children with chronic illness

Joselin Sweety S, Shiny Mathew and Richa K Jose

Any physical, emotional, or mental condition that prevented a person from regularly attending school, carrying out regular schoolwork, or engaging in typical childhood activities as well as those that required frequent attention or treatment from a doctor or other health professional, regular use of any medication, or use of special equipment are considered chronic health conditions. A child’s chronic disease affects every sphere of their life and the illness is a central event for the family. The most commonly observed that children with chronic illness has suffering a lot and leads to increase the stress level, affecting the growth and development, unpleasant feelings, rejection from the peer groups, loneliness leads to psychological distress such as suicidal thoughts, fear of death and hopelessness and that’s affecting the quality of life in children. The healthcare providers should pay attention to family management, create a family promotion, and optimize the administration regarding its quality, Comprehensibility, and specificity for each type of chronic disease so that children suffering from diverse chronic conditions have access to a quality life.
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International Journal of Research in Paediatric Nursing
How to cite this article:
Joselin Sweety S, Shiny Mathew, Richa K Jose. Quality of life of children with chronic illness. Int J Res Paediatric Nurs 2023;5(1):90-92. DOI: 10.33545/26641291.2023.v5.i1b.120
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