Cover image for article: Supporting Children Through Clinical Procedures: Why is it So Important?

Supporting children through clinical procedures can be one of the most challenging aspects of pediatric nursing. Everyone knows how tricky it can be to hold a 2-year-old for cannula insertion or to persuade a savvy 6-year-old to let us needle that port. Parents, nurses and children can come out of the procedure feeling like they’ve gone into battle! But it doesn’t always have to be like that and it is so important that we try to get it right. Read more