Physical Activities in Children with Congenital Heart Disease

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อลิษา ทรัพย์สังข์
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          Naturally, every child needs movement, play, and activities. Children with congenital heart disease also have the same needs. However, parents' perception and understanding of proper physical activity still full of doubts about safety. This effected to parenting overprotection behavior that means limit physical activities and exercise of their child. Nurses who familiar with the child and their parents play important roles to give information for understanding and awareness of safety physical activity among children with congenital heart disease. This  article aims to propose guidelines/roles of nurses in  promoting physical activity in children with heart disease. It is allowed parents to be confident and can promote physical activity appropriately that benefit for children with congenital heart disease to have a good quality of life and catch up normal growth and development


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