Minimizing pediatric healthcare-induced anxiety and trauma

Read the article by Julie L Lerwick, which explores children's experiences within healthcare setting and the potentially traumatizing nature of illness and treatment. As you read, think about how the complexities of childhood, particularly is ever-changing developmental nature, creates challenges for calibrating how best to engage children in their treatment decisions. How might the communication strategies in the article amplify your ability to engage children in a humanistic way?