At UK hospital, LED-illuminated wall helps calm children on the way to surgery

At UK hospital, LED-illuminated wall helps calm children on the way to surgery

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Managing patients’ fear is a significant challenge for professionals in virtually every medical field, but the difficulty is compounded considerably when the patients in question are children. We’ve already seen a dentist drill that plays relaxing music for such young patients, and recently we came across a like-minded effort on a larger scale at London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children: an LED-illuminated wall that soothes and engages kids on the way to the operating theater.