Distraction techniques (1598)

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Distraction can help reduce anxiety and pain in pediatric patients and their parents. They can also help pass the time while you are waiting. To be helpful, distractions need to be age appropriate and appealing to your child. Here are some ideas to calm and comfort your child.




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This sheet was created to help you care for your child or family member. It does not take the place of medical care. Talk with your healthcare provider for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up