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Title:
Your child in the hospital : a practical guide for parents
Author:
Keene, Nancy, author.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Bellingham, Washington : Childhood Cancer Guides, [2015].

©2015
Physical Description:
xiii, 159 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Provides helpful tips and home-grown wisdom that will make any visit to the hospital easier. It explains how to prepare your child, cope with procedures, plan for surgery, communicate with doctors and nurses, and deal with bills and insurance. Woven throughout the text are encouraging stories from parents who have been through the experience of having a child in the hospital. Includes a packing list, hospital journal for children, and helpful resources for parents.
Language:
English
Contents:
Before you go -- The emergency room -- Preparing your child -- The facilities -- The staff -- Communicating with doctors -- Common procedures -- Surgery -- Pain management -- Family and friends: what to say -- Family and friends: how to help -- Feelings and behavior -- Siblings -- Long-term illness or injury -- School -- Medical and financial records -- Insurance -- Sources of financial help -- Looking back.
ISBN:
9781941089996
Format :
Book