|If you need to come to the hospital like
I did, remember that your parents can come with you, and even sleep in
the same room that you do. Brothers and sisters can visit a lot, too, so
it almost feels like you're home. Well, at least it does every once in
awhile. Sometimes families decide to stay at a Ronald McDonald House near
the hospital. That's what the houses are built for, so that way, everyone
in your family can be right around the corner. Did you think that they
were just for Kid's Meals and Big Macs?
Fleitas, Ed.D., R.N.
Professor of Nursing, Lehman College, CUNY
Bronx, New York 10468
updated: November 14, 2004