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From The Bedside: Parents as Part of the Pediatric Care Team

Monday, March 20, 2017
By Kelly Hancock,DNP, RN, NE-BC
Involving family in a patient’s plan of care is often beneficial, but this holds particularly true when those patients are children. “Parents have this wealth of information about their child that only they know,” says Rachel Thurman, BSN, RN, CPN, a pediatric nurse at Cleveland Clinic’s Solon Family Health Center. 
Tags: patient engagement, best practices, nursing, integrative care, education, teamwork, family caregiver, children, parents
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Nothing in life is more wonderful than faith

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
By Diane Wilson Onwuchekwa My family members and close friends told me that the emergency room staff and the helicopter medical team who took care of me after my head-on car collision said that I sang and prayed out loud in the emergency room and on the helicopter ride to the trauma center. Tags: pain, integrative care
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From the Bedside: Getting in Tune with Patients

From the Bedside: Getting in Tune with Patients

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
By K. Kelly Hancock, MN, RN, NE-BC, Executive Chief Nursing Officer, Cleveland Clinic In 2011, Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital began a music therapy pilot program for a handful of hours each week. Tags: nursing, integrative care
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