Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2012

Pediatric Hypnosis for hospitalists
Tamara Vesel
At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand principles of utilization of hypnosis in pediatric hospital setting,
  2. Experience self hypnosis for pain and anxiety
  3. Master three tools to use in their practice

Hypnotherapy has been used in the management of various psychological disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder, insomnia, panic and habit disorders. It also has been widely advocated for the treatment of addiction.In pediatrics there is body of evidence to use hypnosis during painful procedures, to control acute painful episodes that occur to children with cancer, sickle cell crisis, d burns, management of dyspnea and anxiety.




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