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The concept of child-centered care in healthcare: a scoping review protocol


Ford, K and Campbell, SJ and Carter, B and Earwaker, L, The concept of child-centered care in healthcare: a scoping review protocol, JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports, 16, (4) pp. 845-851. ISSN 2202-4433 (2018) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.11124/JBISRIR-2017-003464


Review question/objective: The objective of this scoping review is to identify and evaluate the concept of child-centered care (CCC) in healthcare in order to achieve greater clarity on the concept and its applicability, benefits and potential to inform the evidence base of children’s health care, policy and practice.

The questions of this review are:

  • What constitutes the concept of CCC in healthcare?
  •  How has the concept developed?
  •  What is the applicability of CCC and what are its limitations?
  •  How does the concept of CCC benefit and inform children’s healthcare?
  • Item Details

    Item Type:Refereed Article
    Keywords:child-centered, children’s health, patient participation, pediatric(s)
    Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
    Research Group:Public Health and Health Services
    Research Field:Community Child Health
    Objective Division:Health
    Objective Group:Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
    Objective Field:Child Health
    Author:Ford, K (Dr Karen Ford)
    Author:Campbell, SJ (Professor Steven Campbell)
    Author:Carter, B (Professor Bernie Carter)
    Author:Earwaker, L (Ms Louise Earwaker)
    ID Code:125385
    Year Published:2018
    Deposited By:Health Sciences
    Deposited On:2018-04-16
    Last Modified:2018-05-18

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