When children need medical care, the situation can be stressful for both the parents and the child. This video describes the signs of acute anxiety in children and demonstrates approaches to interacting with children that minimize anxiety and maximize cooperation. Credit: Text and video from New England Journal of Medicine, Baruch S. Krauss, Benjamin A. Krauss, and Steven M. Green, Videos in clinical medicine: managing procedural anxiety in children, 2016 Apr 21;374(16):e19. Copyright © (2016) Massachusetts Medical Society. Reprinted with permission.