volume 99, issue 4, P643-644 1997
DOI: 10.1542/peds.99.4.643
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Abstract: ABSTRACT. The intent of this statement is to describe the breadth of issues that have special pertinence to pediatricians who care for children and families affected by genetic disorders and other chronic health conditions. The Committee on Children With Disabilities believes that because these children are leading healthier and longer lives, pediatricians are the more highly qualified to serve them, by virtue of their training and experience, and to provide them a "medical home." This statement is designed t…

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