Capturing the Voice of the Child in Cancer Care

October 30, 2020
Brielle Benyon

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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