[Parental presence during invasive procedures in the emergency department].

@article{Cotanda2009ParentalPD,
  title={[Parental presence during invasive procedures in the emergency department].},
  author={Cristina Parra Cotanda and Carles Luaces Cubells and J M Pou Fern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={Anales de pediatria},
  year={2009},
  volume={70 3},
  pages={293-6}
}
Over the last decades, health care has been moving away from the paternalistic model, to one of family-centered care. In the pediatric emergency department, this new trend has led to parents playing a larger role in the health care of children, particularly during invasive procedures and/or resuscitation. Despite the increased attention to family presence, it remains a controversial topic, especially among emergency medical staff. Several studies have been performed that look at the advantages… CONTINUE READING

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