Influence of positive distractions on children in two clinic waiting areas.

@article{Pati2011InfluenceOP,
  title={Influence of positive distractions on children in two clinic waiting areas.},
  author={Debajyoti Pati and Upali Nanda},
  journal={HERD},
  year={2011},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={124-40}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of positive distraction on the behavior and activity of children in two clinic waiting areas. BACKGROUND People spend a considerable proportion of time waiting in hospitals. Studies show that the quality of waiting environments influences the perception of quality of care and caregivers, that perception of waiting time is a better indicator of patient satisfaction than actual waiting time, and that the waiting environment contributes to the perception of… CONTINUE READING