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A little bit of distraction goes a long way

The December issue of Nelson Marlborough Health quarterly staff magazine,  Connections includes a story on a generous donation that has helped reduce the stress to parents, and children, when kids need to have an echocardiogram.

Read more about how distraction helps to reduce the need for a sedated echocardiogram for children.

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From left: Theresa Magrane, Cardiac Sonographer and Zachary Parr (age 5) with his mum Tania Parr, a Nelson Hospital nurse and Heart Kids Nelson Family Support Worker.