Providing parents with information before anaesthesia: what do they really want to know?

@article{Wisselo2004ProvidingPW,
  title={Providing parents with information before anaesthesia: what do they really want to know?},
  author={Tirzah L Wisselo and Catherine A. Stuart and Peter Muris},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          299-307
        }
}
BACKGROUND Videotapes presenting information concerning children's anaesthesia are often based on what the makers of the videotape believe the parents want to know rather than what parents actually want to know. They frequently do not take into account the parent's coping style. Two common parental coping styles are information-seeking (monitoring) and information-avoiding (blunting). METHODS We wished to take parent needs into account when making our local videotape and accordingly… CONTINUE READING

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