Pretend play - Painful Procedures

October 19, 2022

Research has shown that when children pretend to be a superhero when faced with a challenge, it increases their ability to persist through hard tasks. Next time you're doing a painful procedure, ask your patient to imagine what their favorite character would do in the same situation.

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