Breathing Better: Peter's Trip to the Hospital. Creating Developmentally Appropriate Literature for Children with Cystic Fibrosis
Clinicians from a children’s hospital noticed a gap in developmentally appropriate resources for patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF). To improve education, clinicians created a story about a cystic fibrosis patient admitted to the hospital. This presentation reviews literature related to diagnosis specific education and bibliotherapy, discusses the publication process, and highlights outcomes, which demonstrate bibliotherapy as an effective method for supporting and educating patients and families with cystic fibrosis.