Preparation of children for painful procedures.

M. E. Broome

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Preparation of the child for a painful procedure is an intervention that requires the provision of sensory-procedural information and coping skills. These coping skills, such as relaxation, distraction, or imagery can be used by the child to reduce both quantitative and qualitative aspects of the pain experience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)537-541
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric Nursing
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 1990


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  • Pediatrics

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