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Slovenska pediatrija 2016; 23: 113-117


Review article

PREPARING CHILDREN FOR ENDOSCOPY

A. Smajlović
KO za gastroenterologijo, hepatologijo in nutricionistiko, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

Parents know their own child best, and they can also make a significant contribution to good preparation for the procedure. Children also respond to interventions like their parents. During hospitalization, the nurse, who plays a major role in health education of both children and parents, can already, with a good explanation, reduce their stress at any planned events or procedures.

Key words: child, parents, intervention, preparation.

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