Ayudando a Su Hijo en el Hospital: Una Guia Practica Para los Padres

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An indispensable guide for Spanish speaking parents taking their child to the hospital, whether for stitches, outpatient surgery, or extended stays. Children who are reassured about what lies ahead have less anxiety and cope more easily with procedures and treatments. Well-prepared parents can be calm and effective advocates for their children in a situation that can otherwise be traumatic.
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Overview

An indispensable guide for Spanish speaking parents taking their child to the hospital, whether for stitches, outpatient surgery, or extended stays. Children who are reassured about what lies ahead have less anxiety and cope more easily with procedures and treatments. Well-prepared parents can be calm and effective advocates for their children in a situation that can otherwise be traumatic.
Ayudando a Su Hijo en el Hospital is a practical book of tips and wisdom from veteran parents that will help make any hospital stay easier. Topics include:

  • Preparing your child
  • Going to the emergency room
  • Dealing with doctors
  • Making the most of the room and facility
  • Coping with procedures (to minimize discomfort and trauma)
  • Keeping family life going
  • Keeping in touch with school
  • Handling insurance claims
  • Getting financial assistance
  • Resources for parents

This edition also features a journal where a child can note personal experiences, opening communication, giving the child a measure of control, and allowing the parent a window into the child's experience.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780596500122
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2002
  • Series: Patient Centered Guides Series
  • Edition description: Spanish Language Edition
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.22 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Nancy Keene has written or co-authored five health books for families. She is co-creator of the Patient-Centered Guides series and Editor of pediatric titles. Nancy is a tireless advocate for childrens health issues, including pediatric clinical trials, childhood cancer, late effects of childhood cancer treatments, pediatric pain relief, and emotional support for families. She frequently speaks for professional and parent groups and works on/with national pediatric advocacy organizations and committees.

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Table of Contents

Introduccion v
1. Antes de irse 1
2. La sala de emergencias 8
3. Preparando a su hijo 15
4. Las instalaciones 23
5. Reconociendo el personal 32
6. Communicandose con el personal 39
7. Procedimientos comunes 49
8. Cirugia 61
9. Manejo del dolor 68
10. Familia y amigos: Que decir 75
11. Familia y amigos: Como ayudar 80
12. Sentimientos y comportamientos 88
13. Hermanos 97
14. Enfermedades de larga duracion: Manteniendo adelante la vida de la familia 107
15. La escuela 117
16. Llevando los registros medicos 126
17. Cuentas del hospital 129
18. Seguros 135
19. Fuentes de ayuda financiera 139
20. Mirando hacia atras 143
Mi diario del hospital 147
Lista de empaque 169
Recursos 171
English Resources 174
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