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Pediatric Hospital: The Paradigms of Play in Brazil

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Instituto Pensi, Fundação José Luiz Egydio Setúbal, Av. Angélica, 1987, 17o. Andar, 01.227-2000-São Paulo/SP, Brazil
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Hospital Infantil Sabará, Fundação José Luiz Egydio Setúbal, Av. Angélica, 1987, 17o. Andar, 01.227-2000-São Paulo/SP, Brazil
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Academic Editors: Ute Navidi and Sari Acra
Children 2015, 2(1), 66-77; https://doi.org/10.3390/children2010066
Received: 17 July 2014 / Accepted: 14 January 2015 / Published: 29 January 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue The Role of Play in Children’s Health and Development)
The role of play in Brazilian children’s hospitals is highlighted, as well as the perspective of humanization in Brazil. Some aspects of our culture are crucial to understanding the importance of play considering our society. Sabara Children’s Hospital (“Hospital Infantil Sabará”) in Brazil is used particularly to discuss humanization. To understand the issue of play in Brazil, it is important to discuss hospitals in their social context, their history, current roles in children’s care, humanization history and child development, according to the approaches of Piaget and Winnicott that are used in our culture. View Full-Text
Keywords: pediatric hospital; humanization; Winnicott; Piaget; play; therapeutic toys; Brazil pediatric hospital; humanization; Winnicott; Piaget; play; therapeutic toys; Brazil
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De Macedo, L.; Da Silva, G.F.; Setúbal, S.M. Pediatric Hospital: The Paradigms of Play in Brazil. Children 2015, 2, 66-77.

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