What patients and families need to know
Posts published in November 2014
Monday, November 24, 2014
The popular Christmas carol, “(There’s No Place Like) Home for the Holidays,” is not a reality for some patients at Children’s National Health System, but our teams and volunteers work hard to make our families’ experiences as close to home as possible.
Friday, November 21, 2014
In observance of American Diabetes Month, psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD, discusses how diabetes can impact children’s self-esteem or their sense of worth in her latest Get Psyched Friday post.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Children often feel anxious about getting surgery, so Children’s National has certified Child Life Specialists to help families feel comfortable. We spoke with certified Child Life Specialists Liz Anderson and Lourdes Rocha to help families understand how to prepare for surgery.
Friday, November 7, 2014
In her latest Get Psyched Friday, psychologist Eleanor Mackey, PhD, talks normal vs. abnormal tantrums.
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