Preparation of a Picture Book to Support Parents and Autonomy In Preschool Children Facing Day Surgery

Ono, Satomi; Oikawa, Ikuko; Hirabayashi, Yuko; Manabe, Yukiko
January 2008
Pediatric Nursing;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p82
Academic Journal
The article offers information on picture book preparation as part on a surgery preparation program for children facing a day surgery. The aim of the program is to help children and families reduce and anxiety and promote effective coping with surgery and other healthcare encounters. It is mentioned that the picture book intervention will enable children facing surgery and their parents to learn and talk about the illness and surgery together.


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