Preparation of children for painful procedures

Journal Article

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.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Broome, ME

Published Date

  • 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 /

Start / End Page

  • 537 - 541

PubMed ID

  • 2082268

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0097-9805