Is parental anxiety and coping associated with girls distress during a VCUG? Preliminary findings
Journal of Pediatric Urology, 07/11/2012
Giramonti KM et al. – There was a trend toward parental anxiety being related to their child’s distress during VCUG. Parental coping strategies resulted in less distress among children and parents. Teaching coping techniques might obviate the need for sedation and help children deal with future stressors.