Test/procedure preparation – adolescent; Preparing adolescent for test/procedure
Definition of Adolescent test or procedure preparation
Proper preparations for a test or procedure can reduce an adolescent’s anxiety, encourage cooperation, and help the adolescent develop coping skills.
Jennifer K. Mannheim, ARNP, Medical Staff, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Seattle Children’s Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 4/19/2010