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How much should children be told about their diagnosis and surgery?
Lucy Bray looks at the implications for practice of a study examining how parents share medical information with their children
Lucy Bray looks at the implications for practice of a study examining how parents share medical information with their children and discusses its implications
- Ben Ari A, Margalit D, Roth Y et al (2019) Should parents share medical information with their young children? A prospective study. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 88, 52–56
Parents can struggle to find the right words when discussing their child's diagnosis and possible surgical intervention but the more information they have can mean a reduction in post-traumatic stress, a study has...
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