Emergency room and clinic visits (1156)

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Helping your child cope

Children may get scared if they have to go to the emergency room. They may be upset about a visit to a clinic, laboratory or radiology departments. Here are some things you can do to help your child. 


Ideas for distracting your child: 

It does not take the place of medical care. Talk with your healthcare provider for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up.

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Call your child’s doctor, nurse, or clinic if you have any questions or concerns or if your child has special health care needs that were not covered by this information.