A perioperative education program for pediatric patients and their parents.

@article{Adams2011APE,
  title={A perioperative education program for pediatric patients and their parents.},
  author={Holly A Adams},
  journal={AORN journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 4},
  pages={472-81}
}
Preparing pediatric patients for surgery is crucial to positive patient and parent experiences. Through preoperative screening, observation, and postoperative feedback, clinical staff nurses at the Yellowstone Surgery Center (YSC) in Billings, Montana, identified a need to provide increased information to pediatric patients and their parents regarding the surgical process and postoperative expectations for recovery. The director of nursing developed a program for patients that includes… CONTINUE READING

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