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


Ford, K and Campbell, S 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:Health Sciences
Research Group:Public health
Research Field:Community child health
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Objective Field:Neonatal and child health
UTAS Author:Ford, K (Dr Karen Ford)
UTAS Author:Campbell, S (Professor Steven Campbell)
UTAS Author:Carter, B (Professor Bernie Carter)
UTAS Author:Earwaker, L (Ms Louise Earwaker)
ID Code:125385
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Health Sciences
Deposited On:2018-04-16
Last Modified:2019-07-25

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