Parental anxiety can transfer to a sick child, so parents need to feel supported and calm, but what is the best way for nurses to do this?
Caring for sick children often means managing their parents as well. Seeing their child unwell or injured can create degrees of anxiety in parents, frequently made worse by the child’s inability to articulate symptoms or the locus of any pain.
Nursing Children and Young People. 33, 3, 7-8. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.33.3.7.s3
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