Activities after a blood and marrow transplantAActivities after a blood and marrow transplantActivities after a blood and marrow transplantEnglishHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-01-06T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAPChristine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds8.0000000000000068.0000000000000305.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about child-friendly activities in the hospital, after a blood and marrow transplant.</p><p>Once your child’s has the blood and marrow transplant (BMT), they will spend a lot of time as an inpatient in the hospital. This way, your health care team can provide the best care for your child. Along with recovering from the transplant procedure itself, many children may find adapting to their new hospital environment stressful. </p> <p>To help, it is important to continue some activities that your child enjoys. A Child Life Specialist will work with you and your child throughout the hospital stay. You can work together to engage your child in activities.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>A child life specialist will work with you and your child to help them adapt to the hospital environment and engage your child in activities.</li> <li>Play therapy, school work and music therapy to help them recover, promote-self expression, and keep up with their studies.</li></ul>
Activités après une greffe de sang et de moelle osseuseAActivités après une greffe de sang et de moelle osseuseActivities after a blood and marrow transplantFrenchHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-01-06T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAPChristine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds8.0000000000000068.0000000000000305.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprendre des activités appréciées par les enfants à l'hôpital après une greffe de sang et de moelle osseuse.</p><p>Une fois que votre enfant aura reçu sa greffe de sang et de moelle osseuse (GSM), il passera beaucoup de temps en tant que patient admis à l’hôpital. De cette manière, l’équipe soignante peut lui offrir les meilleurs soins possible. En plus de se rétablir de la greffe elle-même, de nombreux enfants trouvent que l’adaptation à leur nouveau milieu hospitalier est une source de stress.</p> <p>Il importe donc que votre enfant continue de faire certaines activités qu’il aime. Un spécialiste des enfants travaillera avec votre enfant et vous tout au long du séjour. Vous pourrez travailler ensemble pour faire participer votre enfant à ces activités. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Un spécialiste de l’enfance collaborera avec votre enfant et vous pour l’aider à s’adapter au milieu hospitalier et à participer à des activités.</li> <li>La thérapie par le jeu, les travaux scolaires et la musicothérapie peuvent l’aider à se rétablir, favoriser l’expression de soi et rester à jour dans ses études.</li></ul>

 

 

Activities after a blood and marrow transplant1543.00000000000Activities after a blood and marrow transplantActivities after a blood and marrow transplantAEnglishHaematology;Immunology;OncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyImmune systemNAAdult (19+)NA2010-01-06T05:00:00ZJohn Doyle, MD, FRCPC, FAAPChristine Armstrong, RN, MScN, NP Peds8.0000000000000068.0000000000000305.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about child-friendly activities in the hospital, after a blood and marrow transplant.</p><p>Once your child’s has the blood and marrow transplant (BMT), they will spend a lot of time as an inpatient in the hospital. This way, your health care team can provide the best care for your child. Along with recovering from the transplant procedure itself, many children may find adapting to their new hospital environment stressful. </p> <p>To help, it is important to continue some activities that your child enjoys. A Child Life Specialist will work with you and your child throughout the hospital stay. You can work together to engage your child in activities.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>A child life specialist will work with you and your child to help them adapt to the hospital environment and engage your child in activities.</li> <li>Play therapy, school work and music therapy to help them recover, promote-self expression, and keep up with their studies.</li></ul><h2>Play therapy<br></h2><p>This therapy uses play to help your child express their emotions and feelings. A child therapist engages your child to help deal with what they are going through by using creative techniques such as, drama, drawing, story-telling, puppets and masks, music, dance, and clay. This helps give them strategies to cope with their circumstances which they cannot change, and look forward to a positive future. </p><p>Some hospitals will have a therapeutic clown. They help bring laughter and joy to your child while they are being treated in the hospital. The clown engages your child to play and have fun, helping them deal with the stress of medical tests and operations.</p><h2>School work</h2><p>During the regular school year, all children having a transplant may continue their school-work as long as they feel up to it. A teacher may be available at the hospital and part of your child’s health care team. Please bring your child's current schoolwork or projects to the hospital. This will help the teacher work more effectively with your child.</p><h2>Music Therapy</h2><p>Music therapy can promote self-expression and quality of life. It distracts your child from pain and reduces anxiety. Your nurse or social worker can contact the music therapist when your child is admitted to the BMT Unit.<br></p>Activities after a blood and marrow transplant

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