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The Waiting Game

“Apprehension, uncertainty, waiting, expectation, fear of surprise, do a patient more harm than any exertion” Florence Nightingale 1860

One of the reasons why people find waiting a long time so difficult is the lack of information and stimulation in waiting rooms. Now many hospitals are now trying to address this issue by improving the general character of the waiting environment in ways that help to pass the time.

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