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Better off at home--how we fail children with complex medical conditions.

Newcomer CA. Better off at home--how we fail children with complex medical conditions. N Engl J Med. 2023;338(3):198-200 . 10.1056/NEJMp2213657 . 

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January 25, 2023
Newcomer CA. N Engl J Med. 2023;388(3):198-200.

Children with complex care needs present unique challenges for both parents and clinical teams. This commentary offers a physician-parent’s perspective on weaknesses in the care system that decreased medication safety for her child and also decreased patient-centeredness, including lack of a respect for the family as care team members.

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Newcomer CA. Better off at home--how we fail children with complex medical conditions. N Engl J Med. 2023;338(3):198-200 . 10.1056/NEJMp2213657 . 

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