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Communicating with our Child Patient or Why is Johnny crying?

E. Tiltman
Curationis | Vol 7, No 1 | a756 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v7i1.756 | © 1984 E. Tiltman | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1984 | Published: 28 September 1984

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E. Tiltman, Red Cross Memorial Children’s Hospital, South Africa

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Children in hospital cry. The reason for Johnny’s tears is for us to interpret. Is it pain, fear, frustration, guilt, loneliness of selfconsciousness?


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