These patients have different primary and preventive care needs based on their childhood diagnosis.”. ... Adults with Down syndrome, too, have special health care needs as they age.
Per-claim payments were higher for permanent, serious morbidity that resulted in a need for quadriplegic, brain damage, lifelong care (4.5%; mean $808, 591; median $564, 300), for major morbidity ... Researchers noted that diagnostic errors directly
Yet, according to experts, 95% of cases can and should be managed in the primary care setting. ... For those internists motivated to provide lifelong care, a vascular specialist is needed only when revascularization is considered.
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