Capturing the Voice of the Child in Cancer Care

From compassionate listening to syringe water fights, children shared some creative ways that nurses have managed to make their care a bit less scary.

A recent study led by Bethany J. Petronio-Coia, PhD, RN, a nurse educator at the Rhode Island College School of Nursing, discovered the characteristics of “approachable” nurses caring for school-aged children who were hospitalized for cancer. From compassionate listening to syringe water fights, they shared some creative ways that nurses have managed to make their care a bit less scary.

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