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The ill child in the hospital and other care settingsLinda A. Strong, MSN, RN, CPNP, CNE
Hospitalization in childhoodobjectives:Identify the stressors of illness & hospitalization for children & their responses in various developmental stages.Explain factors that influence the reactions & responses of children & their families during illness & hospitalization.Discuss nursing care that minimizes the effects of stressors for children who are ill or hospitalizedDescribe appropriate safety measures when caring for children of all ages in the hospital.
Hospitalization in ChildhoodStressors of hospitalizationFear and anxietySeparation anxietyProtestDespairDetachment/denialLoss of control
Hospitalization in ChildhoodChildren’s responses to stressors of hospitalizationInfantsToddlersPreschoolersMagical thinking
Hospitalization in ChildhoodChildren’s responses to stressors of hospitalizationSchool-ageAdolescents
Hospitalization in ChildhoodFactors affecting children’s reactions to hospitalization

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