School-based clinics: The Baltimore experience

Kathleen Lord Feroli, Sharon K. Hobson, Elizabeth Sloand Miola, Patricia N. Scott, Geraldine Daley Waterfield

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Abstract

Adolescents are at risk for a wide range of problems necessitating creative approaches to the delivery of health care. Baltimore City has responded to this challenge by opening seven school-based clinics (SBCs) that provide comprehensive health and social services to adolescents. This article summarizes the history of SBCs, the range of services, and the role of community involvement. A major focus of this article is the independent role of the nurse practitioner as clinical expert and educator.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-131
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Health Care
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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