Blood work: Helping your child get readyBBlood work: Helping your child get readyBlood work: Helping your child get readyEnglishHaematologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NACardiovascular systemTestsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, Cpsych;Donna Koller, PhD5.0000000000000082.0000000000000924.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Many children are afraid of having blood work done. Read effective distraction and explanation techniques for children of different ages.<br></p><h2>What is blood work?</h2> <p>Most children will need blood work at some time. When a child is sick, or as part of ongoing treatment, their blood may need to be looked at in a lab. This is called blood work. To get the blood, a nurse or someone else at the hospital will put a needle into one of the child's veins. </p> <h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>There are things you can do to help your child prepare for blood work and reduce their worries about it. What works best depends on the age and temperament of your child.</li> <li>Be honest with your child. Explain what will happen, using words they can understand.</li> <li>Distracting your child during the procedure can help.</li> <li>Giving your child choices can also be helpful.</li> </ul><h2>You can prepare your child for blood work by letting them know what to expect</h2> <p>Usually, it is best to tell your child ahead of time that they are going to have blood work. When a child knows what to expect, they will probably feel less worried about what will happen. Some parents believe that if they tell their child too far ahead of time, the child will worry too much. For most children, it is a good idea to tell them a day or two before they go to the hospital. </p>
血检:帮助孩子准备就绪血检:帮助孩子准备就绪Blood work: Helping your child get readyChineseSimplifiedHaematologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NACardiovascular systemTestsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA1990-01-01T05:00:00Z82.00000000000005.00000000000000924.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>许多孩子害怕进行血检。阅读了解不同年龄儿童的有效转移注意力技巧。</p>
فحص الدم: مساعدة طفلكم ليصبح جاهزاًففحص الدم: مساعدة طفلكم ليصبح جاهزاًBlood work: Helping your child get readyArabicHaematologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NACardiovascular systemTestsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, Cpsych;Donna Koller, PhD5.0000000000000082.0000000000000924.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>غالبا فحص دم الأطفال هو إجراء مخيف للصغار. احصل على معلومات عن فحص الدم وكيفية مساعدة طفلك على الاستعداد لفحص الدم.</p>
幫助孩子準備就緒幫助孩子準備就緒Blood Work: Helping Your Child Get ReadyChineseTraditionalHaematologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NACardiovascular systemTestsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA1990-01-01T05:00:00Z82.00000000000005.00000000000000924.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>了解兒童血檢注意事項,做好兒童血檢準備工作,減少孩子恐懼感。</p>
Prises de sang : Aidez votre enfant à s'y préparerPPrises de sang : Aidez votre enfant à s'y préparerBlood work: Helping your child get readyFrenchHaematologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NACardiovascular systemTestsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, Cpsych;Donna Koller, PhD5.0000000000000082.00000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Voyez quelles sont les techniques efficaces pour distraire des enfants de divers âges et leur expliquer ce qui va se passer.</p><h2>Qu'est-ce qu'une prise de sang?</h2> <p>La plupart des enfants devront subir une prise de sang un jour ou l'autre. Lorsqu'un enfant est malade ou dans le cadre de soins continus, il se peut que l'on doive examiner son sang en laboratoire. C'est ce qu'on appelle une analyse de sang. Pour obtenir du sang, un infirmier ou un autre membre du personnel de l'hôpital devra insérer une aiguille dans l'une des veines de l'enfant.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Il y a des choses que vous pouvez faire pour aider votre enfant à se préparer à une prise de sang et réduire ses inquiétudes à ce sujet. Les choses qui fonctionnent le mieux dépendent de l'âge et de la personnalité de votre enfant.</li> <li>Soyez honnête avec votre enfant. Expliquez-lui ce qui va se passer avec des mots qu'il peut comprendre.</li> <li>Il peut être utile de distraire votre enfant durant la prise de sang.</li> <li>Il peut également être utile de donner des choix à votre enfant.</li> </ul><h2>Vous pouvez préparer votre enfant à une prise de sang en l'informant de ce qui va se passer</h2> <p>En général, il est préférable d'informer votre enfant à l'avance qu'on lui fera une prise de sang. Lorsqu'un enfant sait à quoi s'attendre, il sera probablement moins inquiet de ce qui va se passer. Certains parents croient que l'enfant s'inquiétera trop s'ils lui parlent de la prise de sang trop tôt. Pour la plupart des enfants, on recommande de les informer une ou deux journées avant le rendez-vous à l'hôpital.</p>
Análises ao sangue: Ajudar a criança a preparar-seAAnálises ao sangue: Ajudar a criança a preparar-seBlood Work: Helping Your Child Get ReadyPortugueseNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, CPsych Donna Koller, PhD82.00000000000005.00000000000000924.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Saiba como entender as análises ao sangue e como preparar a criança para o seu exame clínico. Fique a saber mais sobre o que são análises ao sangue.</p>
ਖ਼ੂਨ ਦੀ ਜਾਂਚ: ਆਪਣੇ ਬੱਚੇ ਦੀ ਤਿਆਰੀ ਕਰਨ ਵਿੱਚ ਮਦਦ ਕਰਨੀਖ਼ੂਨ ਦੀ ਜਾਂਚ: ਆਪਣੇ ਬੱਚੇ ਦੀ ਤਿਆਰੀ ਕਰਨ ਵਿੱਚ ਮਦਦ ਕਰਨੀBlood Work: Helping Your Child Get ReadyPunjabiNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, CPsychDonna Koller, PhD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ਬਹੁਤੇ ਬੱਚੇ ਖ਼ੂਨ ਦੀ ਜਾਂਚ ਕਰਵਾਉਣ ਤੋਂ ਡਰਦੇ ਹਨ। ਵੱਖ ਵੱਖ ਉਮਰ ਦੇ ਬੱਚਿਆਂ ਲਈ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦਾ ਧਿਆਨ ਹੋਰ ਪਾਸੇ ਮੋੜਨ ਵਾਸਤੇ ਅਤੇ ਵਿਸਤਾਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਦੱਸਣ ਦੀਆਂ ਅਸਰਦਾਇਕ ਵਿਧੀਆਂ ਪੜ੍ਹੋ।</p>
Extracción de sangre: Cómo ayudar a su niño a prepararseEExtracción de sangre: Cómo ayudar a su niño a prepararseBlood Work: Helping Your Child Get ReadySpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, CPsychDonna Koller, PhD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Muchos niños tienen miedo a la extracción de sangre. Aprenda técnicas para tranquilizar y preparar al niño para un examen médico y para análisis de sangre.</p>
இரத்தப் பரிசோதனை: உங்கள் பிள்ளை தயாராவதற்கு உதவுதல்இரத்தப் பரிசோதனை: உங்கள் பிள்ளை தயாராவதற்கு உதவுதல்Blood Work: Helping Your Child Get ReadyTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, CPsychDonna Koller, PhD000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>பல்வேறு வயதினை உடைய பிள்ளைகளுக்கான செயல்திறன் மிக்க கவனம் திசை திருப்புதல் மற்றும் விளக்குதல் கலைகளைப் பற்றி படித்தறியுங்கள்.</p>
بلڈورک: اپنے بچے کو تیاری میں مدد فراہم کرناببلڈورک: اپنے بچے کو تیاری میں مدد فراہم کرناBlood Work: Helping Your Child Get ReadyUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, CPsychDonna Koller, PhD82.00000000000005.00000000000000924.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>بہت سے بچوں کو خون سے متعلق کام انجام دینے میں خوف آتا ہے۔ مختلف عمر کے بچوں کیلئے توجہ ہٹانے اور وضاحت کرنے کی مؤثر تکنیک پڑھیں۔</p>

 

 

Blood work: Helping your child get ready36.0000000000000Blood work: Helping your child get readyBlood work: Helping your child get readyBEnglishHaematologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NACardiovascular systemTestsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-16T04:00:00ZDebbie Minden, PhD, Cpsych;Donna Koller, PhD5.0000000000000082.0000000000000924.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Many children are afraid of having blood work done. Read effective distraction and explanation techniques for children of different ages.<br></p><h2>What is blood work?</h2> <p>Most children will need blood work at some time. When a child is sick, or as part of ongoing treatment, their blood may need to be looked at in a lab. This is called blood work. To get the blood, a nurse or someone else at the hospital will put a needle into one of the child's veins. </p> <h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>There are things you can do to help your child prepare for blood work and reduce their worries about it. What works best depends on the age and temperament of your child.</li> <li>Be honest with your child. Explain what will happen, using words they can understand.</li> <li>Distracting your child during the procedure can help.</li> <li>Giving your child choices can also be helpful.</li> </ul><h2>What parents can do to help</h2><p>What you can do to help your child prepare for blood work depends on how old your child is. What helps a very young child is often different from what helps an older child.</p><p>Your reaction to a stressful situation can influence your child's reaction. For example, if you show that you are worried about your child getting a needle, your child may become more worried. If you are relaxed about your child getting a needle, your child may feel more relaxed.</p><h2>Distracting your child is helpful</h2><p>Distraction is usually helpful for any child. The best way to distract a child during a needle depends on the child's age.</p> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Blowing_bubbles_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h3>Toddlers 12 months to 2 years old</h3><p>Distract your toddler with bubbles or toys that move and make noise. Pinwheels, magic wands, and light-up toys work well.</p><h3>Children 3 to 5 years old</h3><p>Bring your child's favourite toy to the hospital. They can hold the toy while blood is being taken. Bubbles and toys that make light and sound may also help.</p><h3>Children 6 to 12 years old</h3><p>Toys that light up and make noise may still help if your child is this age. Video games, "search and find" books, and favourite stuffed animals and other toys from home can also help.</p><p>Blowing bubbles can also distract an older child. The deep breathing while blowing bubbles can help her relax.</p><p>Some older children can use their imaginations to distract them. Get your child to close her eyes and imagine a favourite place or activity. You can also tell them jokes or stories. If your child is a teenager, stories, jokes and imagination games can help distract them as well.</p><h2>What parents can say to help</h2><p>The words you use to tell your child what is going to happen are important. Use words that will reassure them. Let them know what is going to happen in words they can understand. Talk to them about what they will see, feel, hear and smell. To help your child understand how long it takes to give blood, say "getting the needle is faster than a commercial on TV."</p><h3>Here is a way to explain what will happen:</h3><ul><li>Before the needle, a big rubber band that feels like a balloon will be wrapped around your child's arm. Tell them that the band will feel tight like someone is squeezing their arm.</li><li>The nurse will clean a small patch of skin on your child's arm and this will feel cold.</li><li>The needle will be put into the arm and blood will go into the needle. Your child will feel a pinch or prick that can sting or hurt a little, or they may feel nothing at all.</li><li>Once the blood is taken, the needle comes out and a small bandage is put on the spot where the needle was.</li></ul><h2>Other helpful hints</h2><ul><li>Tell your child why they are having blood taken.</li><li>It can be helpful to show children toy needles and other medical equipment before blood is taken. Some hospitals have these toys. When children see and play with these toys, it can help them feel less worried when they see real needles.</li><li>Children feel better when they have some control. You can help your child feel they have control by giving them choices. For example, ask them what they would like to take to the hospital. You can also ask if they would like to play with a toy or hear a favourite story while blood is taken.</li><li>Let your child know that it is okay not to like what is happening. It is good to let your child express how they feel. It is also a good idea to tell your child that her "most important job" is to stay still while they get the needle.</li><li>Some children worry that they will not have enough blood after some has been taken from their arm. You can tell your child that only a very small amount of blood is taken. You can also tell them that their body makes new blood all the time.</li></ul><h2>You can prepare your child for blood work by letting them know what to expect</h2> <p>Usually, it is best to tell your child ahead of time that they are going to have blood work. When a child knows what to expect, they will probably feel less worried about what will happen. Some parents believe that if they tell their child too far ahead of time, the child will worry too much. For most children, it is a good idea to tell them a day or two before they go to the hospital. </p> <img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/blood_work_helping_your_child.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/blood_work_helping_your_child.jpgBlood work: Helping your child get ready

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