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Going into hospital

By: Sheila Hollins ... et al.
Series: (Books beyond words).Publisher: London Gaskell and St. George's Hospital Medical School. 1998Description: 1 v. : ill.ISBN: 1901242196.Subject(s): INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | HOSPITALISATION | PATIENT EDUCATION | MEDICAL DICTIONARIESSummary: We all of us worry about going into hospital. For people with learning disabilities. there is the added fear of not being able to explain what is wrong, as well as not understanding what is happening. This book is designed to support patients like Martin and Mary who are shown going into hospital by explaining what happens to them there. Martin is having a planned operation and Mary is admitted as an emergency. Feelings, information, and consent are all addressed. Ideally this book should be used to prepare someone before he or she goes into hospital. it will be invaluable to hospital staff to use during consultations and before treatments, and to understand the needs of people with learning difficulties. [AJ].
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We all of us worry about going into hospital. For people with learning disabilities. there is the added fear of not being able to explain what is wrong, as well as not understanding what is happening. This book is designed to support patients like Martin and Mary who are shown going into hospital by explaining what happens to them there. Martin is having a planned operation and Mary is admitted as an emergency. Feelings, information, and consent are all addressed. Ideally this book should be used to prepare someone before he or she goes into hospital. it will be invaluable to hospital staff to use during consultations and before treatments, and to understand the needs of people with learning difficulties. [AJ].

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