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Psychosocial Support for Children in Sedation – Safety Plus Security for Patients

This article from the Society for Pediatric Sedation describes how emotional safety for children going through medical procedures is not just integral to patient safety and wellbeing but that clinicians can avoid their own distress caused by the compounding of multiple difficult patient experiences by using some proven tools that give the highest level of emotional support to their patient. Click here to read “Safety in Sedation – Not Just Physical”, and visit the “Sedation and General Anesthesia Safety” and “Developing a Culture of Safety” sections in the AAPD Safety Toolkit for other great tools. (May 11, 2022)