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Ressorces éducatives dans l'éducation thérapeutique du jeune patient atteint de maladie chronique

Abstract : In France, in the early 21st century, a large number of children and youngsters are still suffering from chronic diseases such as asthma, diabetes or hemophilia. However, these diseases can be kept in check by health care specialists provided a good relationship is established between the young patients and these specialists through "therapeutic education".
Therapeutic education aims at providing the young patient with the means to lead a normal life in spite of his or her illness by taking into account its characteristics together with its physical, emotional and social requirements.
For the past few years, nursing teams have been using regularly a number of resources such as games, toys, educational activities and documents, in order to better communicate with their young patients and to explain to them their illness and their cure.
We've carried out a national survey, in France, among 108 nursing teams looking after young patients aged between 4 and 12 suffering from asthma, diabetes or hemophilia.
Questionnaires have been sent out to three different health care structures: hospitals, patients associations and cure centers. In each case, we have tried to identify the educational resources available to them, as well as their pedagogical aims. We have also looked into the origin of these resources, the way they were used and their relative effectiveness.
The results of in-depth interviews with 2 leading specialists in the field of health care and educational sciences have been added to the answers supplied by the nursing teams mentioned above.
This research leads to a proposal for a typology of educational resources available to nursing teams involved in the therapeutic education of young patients.
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Margarita Sanchez Ovando. Ressorces éducatives dans l'éducation thérapeutique du jeune patient atteint de maladie chronique. Education. Université René Descartes - Paris V, 2006. Français. ⟨tel-00149589⟩



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