KO za gastroenterologijo, hepatologijo in nutricionistiko, Pediatrična klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center, Ljubljana, Slovenija
Parents know their own child best, and they can also make a significant contribution to good preparation for the procedure. Children also respond to interventions like their parents. During hospitalization, the nurse, who plays a major role in health education of both children and parents, can already, with a good explanation, reduce their stress at any planned events or procedures.
Key words: child, parents, intervention, preparation.