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Children as Diagnostic Patients

Children as Diagnostic Patients

When children need diagnostic testing, their special needs as patients can complicate treatment. Depending on the age of a child, parents and doctors may face a lack of linguistic or cognitive skills, emotional stages that need to be addressed, and the ever-shifting nature of a child’s understanding as they move through growth stages. Compassionate caregivers can take time to explain procedures on a level the child can grasp. Parents and guardians can provide doctor and nurse themed toys to explore some medical procedures through play. Adults can provide facts in a calm voice so that the child can experience a sense of control during a difficult time.

The Best Brain Foods

The Best Brain Foods

Whether you are suffering from a concussion, improving your memory, or just want to have a healthier brain, there are certain foods to eat to improve its function. These “superfoods” help maintain the health of your brain if added into your diet. They add vitamins,...