Hospital and family cooperating to reduce psychological trauma

@article{Mason1978HospitalAF,
  title={Hospital and family cooperating to reduce psychological trauma},
  author={Edward A. Mason},
  journal={Community Mental Health Journal},
  year={1978},
  volume={14},
  pages={153-159}
}
In spite of the advantages of increased parent participation in the hospitalization of children, institutions resist change to facilitate family care. The development of one-day surgical units provides increased flexibility and reduces many psychological stresses. A film was made of one child's experience with outpatient herniorraphy after being held by her… CONTINUE READING