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Can children feel ‘safe’ during cancer treatments ?
WHAT WE WANT
-To prevent painful procedures to become a repeated trauma and an obstacle to achieve developmental goals
- To empower the child during his treatment by allowing an active role
WHAT WE CONSIDER
-Involvement of children in decision-making about medical support during the painful procedures engages their sense of control and mitigates emotional distress
WHAT WE DO
-Offering options with unavoidable painful procedures
-Giving an active role and allow children to experience a sense of control in the pain management process
-Exploring preferences when facing painful procedures
General Hospital in Catania