Title

Using picture schedules in medical settings for patients with an autism spectrum disorder

Document Type

Article

Peer Reviewed

1

Publication Date

6-1-2012

NLM Title Abbreviation

J Pediatr Nurs

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Journal of pediatric nursing

PubMed ID

22742928

DOI of Published Version

10.1016/j.pedn.2012.05.004

Abstract

Autism is a neurobiological disorder that compromises ability to communicate and can be accompanied by anxiety, particularly for those in unfamiliar settings with unknown people. To improve communication, children with autism often relate well to pictures; however the literature describes no studies of picture schedules for patients with autism in medical settings. Our pilot project demonstrates how picture schedules for medical settings can relieve anxiety in children with autism and suggests that this approach should be employed as an innovative way to interact with patients with autism.

Published Article/Book Citation

Journal of pediatric nursing, : (2012) pp.-. DOI:10.1016/j.pedn.2012.05.004.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/nursing_pubs/1804