ERIC Number: EJ305105
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Influence of Arousal, Previous Experience, and Age on Surgery Preparation of Same Day of Surgery and In-Hospital Pediatric Patients.
Faust, Jan; Melamed, Barbara G.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, v52 n3 p359-65 Jun 1984
Studied two pediatric surgery populations (N=66) to determine differences in retention of preparatory information. Results showed that children exposed to a hospital-relevant film retained more information than those children not prepared regardless of age, IQ, previous experience, sex, and time of film preparation. (LLL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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