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Title: Parents in the anesthetic induction room: the preferences of parents in Kuwait
Authors: Purva, M.
Al Saleh, N.
Hemadri, M.
Issue Date: 2001
Language: English
Abstract: To ascertain whether the parents in Kuwait desire to be present during the induction of anesthesia in their children and to obtain the parents' views on factors associated with such presence. The parents of 80 children scheduled for surgery under general anesthesia were given asked to complete a questionnaire. An overwhelming 88.75% of parents wished to he present in the anesthetic room during induction. Parents in Kuwait should he allowed to be present during the induction of anesthesia in their child. Protocols should be drafted accordingly and must include other child-friendly measures to reduce anxiety among parents and children in Kuwait
Description: 1078-1081
Keywords: Anxiety, Separation
Attitude to Health
Child, Hospitalized
Choice Behavior
Parents
Patients' Rooms
Questionnaires
Visitors to Patients
Subject: Anesthesia, General
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119130
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0706/emhj_2001_7_6_1078_1081.pdf
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