What do children say about their hospital experience? What do they want to know about their condition and treatment, and who would they like to hear it from? An article in Hospitalist News reports on a recent Irish study that explored these questions ("Participation in communication and decision-making: children and young people's experiences in a hospital setting") and asks several physicians and nurses on the front lines how they involve children and families in hospital care.

How does this compare to your hospital's practice?