In the hospital: AMLIIn the hospital: AMLIn the Hospital: AMLEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn how to help your child get used to staying in the hospital.</p><p>After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), your child will spend most of the time in hospital during their treatment. Getting used to the hospital setting can be challenging for many children and teens. </p> <p>Children with ALL may require intermittent hospitalizations throughout their treatment.</p> <p>It is important to keep as much of your child’s home routine as possible. Maintaining a daily routine will help your child get used to the hospital room being their temporary home. If you can, try to create some "safe" time for your child in the day, where they have no tests, medications, or dealings with the health care team. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Having a routine for your child during their leukemia treatment can help them feel like their hospital room is their home for the time being.</li> <li> Arranging activities and maintaining contact with friends and other people your child is comfortable with can help improve their time in hospital.</li></ul>
À l’hôpital : LMAÀÀ l’hôpital : LMAIn the hospital: AMLFrenchOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MDFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez à aider votre enfant à s’habituer à l’idée d’être hospitalisé.</p><p>Après son diagnostic de LMA, votre enfant passera la majeure partie de son temps à l’hôpital pour son traitement. Il peut être difficile de s’accoutumer à l’idée de l’hospitalisation pour un grand nombre d’enfants et d’adolescents.</p><p>Il est possible que les enfants atteints de LLA doivent se faire hospitaliser de temps à autre au cours de leur traitement.</p><p>Il est important de respecter, dans la mesure du possible, la routine que suit votre enfant lorsqu’il est à la maison. Une routine journalière l’aidera à s’habituer à ce que sa chambre d’hôpital soit devenue son nouveau chez-soi provisoire. Si vous le pouvez, tentez d’accorder à votre enfant un moment de la journée qu’il peut consacrer à autre chose que les tests, les médicaments ou les soins de l’équipe de professionnels. </p><h2>À retenir<br></h2><ul><li>En établissant une routine pour votre enfant pendant son traitement, vous pouvez l’aider à se sentir temporairement chez lui dans sa chambre d’hôpital.</li><li>En organisant des activités pour votre enfant et en le gardant en contact avec ses amis et les autres personnes avec qui il se sent à l’aise, vous pouvez l’aider à mieux vivre son hospitalisation.</li></ul>

 

 

In the hospital: AML2859.00000000000In the hospital: AMLIn the Hospital: AMLIEnglishOncologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2018-03-06T05:00:00ZOussama Abla, MDDanielle Weidman, MDKarin Landenberg, MD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p> Learn how to help your child get used to staying in the hospital.</p><p>After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), your child will spend most of the time in hospital during their treatment. Getting used to the hospital setting can be challenging for many children and teens. </p> <p>Children with ALL may require intermittent hospitalizations throughout their treatment.</p> <p>It is important to keep as much of your child’s home routine as possible. Maintaining a daily routine will help your child get used to the hospital room being their temporary home. If you can, try to create some "safe" time for your child in the day, where they have no tests, medications, or dealings with the health care team. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Having a routine for your child during their leukemia treatment can help them feel like their hospital room is their home for the time being.</li> <li> Arranging activities and maintaining contact with friends and other people your child is comfortable with can help improve their time in hospital.</li></ul><p>Boredom can be a big issue for children while in hospital. Helping plan diversions and activities for teens is particularly important, since they may not relate to some of the activities at a children’s hospital that may be more aimed at younger children. Talk to your child life specialist for ideas on how to help your child get used to the new hospital setting.</p> <h3>Here are some ways you can help:</h3> <ul><li>Arrange calls and visits from your child’s classmates and friends, favourite teachers or coaches, or a hometown doctor who your child feels comfortable with.</li> <li>Make videos of the family and friends that your child can watch while in the hospital.</li></ul> <h3>Here are some activities your child can try:</h3> <ul><li> Make a video that your child can send to their class at school, friends, or siblings.</li> <li>Start a scrapbook or photo album.</li> <li> Start a diary or journal. If your child is not sure what to write, try using prompts: for example, "Using only three words, describe your day, the weather, a person, or your mood."</li> <li>Your child can make a video conference call with their friends who are unable to visit.</li> <li> Catch up on schoolwork. The teachers in your child's unit can help them stay on track.</li></ul>In the hospital: AMLFalse

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