School age test or procedure preparation

Alternative Names

Preparing school age children for test/procedure; Test/procedure preparation – school age

Definition of School age test or procedure preparation

Proper preparation for a test or procedure may reduce your child’s anxiety, encourage cooperation, and help the child develop coping skills.

Review

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

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