Children in the Emergency Department

Children Emergency DepartmentJonas was a master tree climber.

Until today.

Now his left leg has a strange angle, and he has been knocked out by the fall.

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Every year, millions of injured children require treatment at a hospital Emergency Department. Approximately 1 in 6 of them develop persistent stress symptoms, such as nightmares, concentration difficulties and negative thoughts.

Emergency Department doctors and nurses provide physical care but they can also support children’s emotional wellbeing. How well are they equipped to do so? Continue reading