This guide describes the difficulties related to hospitalised children, the most influential factors and the resources to combat pain that can be provided under these circumstances.
This guide contains different aspects that affect the management of psychological care compared to paediatric disease processes accompanied by pain. It offers a series of psychological strategies (guided imagination, distraction and hypnosis) to alleviate pain, reduce anxiety and contribute to better preparation for the invasive care interventions performed at these ages.
It also highlights the need to use information provided by the child him or herself as a reference record.
This guide includes a list of clinical recommendations for the treatment of chronic pain.
Furthermore, the instructions included in the guide can help in deciding which policies and changes are required to determine future priority lines of research in this field.
The purpose of this guide is to establish a series of factors to be taken into consideration before professional intervention. It focuses on resolving inadequate references, diagnostic errors and less than appropriate therapeutic options.
This is a prevention programme to promote health at the stages of infancy and early adolescence.
Directed activities are performed from birth to the age of 14 as well as medical examinations and early detection tests. It describes the different activities and the resources required to perform them.
This guide, published in Catalan, contains general information for parents about the neonatal unit.
It introduces the unit, the rules, the timetable, the personnel attending the child, what can be done to help and other advice and recommendations.
This guide contains guidelines for parents with the purpose of tackling difficult questions from their children about their disease.
The objective is to avoid stressful situations and reduce the discomfort of not knowing how to answer any of the questions. It focuses on the communication process.
This guide contains information for parents in the form of recommendations for when their child returns home after an operation.
It details various elements relating to medication, dressing surgical wounds, activity and routine, vaccines, nutrition, dental hygiene, psychological support and signs and symptoms that must be monitored.
This guide contains general information for parents on outpatient tests that may be performed on their child, the procedure in the hemodynamic room, preparation for the operation, hospitalisation, and other recommendations for families with children in hospital.
Generally speaking, it covers information from admission and being in hospital all the way through to treatment.
This guide includes information of a general and practical nature on early childhood health and is structured into seven sections.
They contain recommendations and advice on different diseases and health problems in infancy and early childhood as well as information, signs and symptoms. Instructions on how to use each section is included at the beginning of each chapter.