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To develop and test the feasibility of a novel parent-inspired training intervention for hospital ward staff to improve communication with disabled children when inpatients.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: BMJ paediatrics open
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The transmission of messages to staff and patients within a hospital.
Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.
Equipment that provides mentally or physically disabled persons with a means of communication. The aids include display boards, typewriters, cathode ray tubes, computers, and speech synthesizers. The output of such aids includes written words, artificial speech, language signs, Morse code, and pictures.
Interactions between hospital staff or administrators and patients. Includes guest relations programs designed to improve the image of the hospital and attract patients.
Children with mental or physical disabilities that interfere with usual activities of daily living and that may require accommodation or intervention.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...