Entrevista ao Jornal Futura - Entrevista Sexualidade Jovem - 13/05/2009

Infantile Hospitalisation and Chronic Disease
This chapter attempts to characterise the process of chronic disease and infant hospitalisation, the relationship between healthcare professionals, children and their families, in addition to considering the implications which chronic disease has throughout the life of the child and their family. The chapter also considers the changes in the field of pediatrics, its gaps and shortcomings and its position in the biomedical field, defining technical and scientific principles.