COVID-19 and children: what nurses can do to help
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COVID-19 and children: what nurses can do to help

Imelda Coyne Professor, Children’s nursing, Trinity College Dublin, Editorial advisory board of Nursing Children and Young People

Children may be anxious during the crisis, particularly if they have long-term conditions and are attending hospital

COVID-19 has disrupted our daily lives on a scale never seen before. It has led to the closure of schools, crèches, childcare centres, after-school clubs, playgrounds, workplaces, cinemas and shops. Families are advised to stay at home and only go out for food, exercise and urgent necessities.

Nursing Children and Young People. 32, 3, 12-12. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.32.3.12.s10

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