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Knowing the basics of anesthesia may help answer your questions and ease some concerns — both yours and your child's.
Here's a quick look at what may happen before, during, and after your child gets anesthesia.
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Elective surgery means you and the doctor decide when the it will happen. Many elective surgeries are important, potentially life-changing operations. Here's how to plan for them.
Epilepsy surgery is an operation done on the brain to reduce or stop seizures.
Some kids have medical problems that prevent them from being able to take adequate nutrition by mouth. A gastrostomy tube (also called a G-tube) delivers nutrition directly to the stomach.
If your child’s health care provider prescribed a prescription pain medicine that contains an opioid, you probably have many questions about how to use it safely. Get answers here.
If your child needs a heart transplant, you're probably feeling lots of emotions. Fortunately, many kids who undergo heart transplants go on to live normal, healthy lives.
Kids who will be having surgery may feel stressed about it. Here's how parents can help them.
Laryngoscopy, a visual exam of the voicebox and airway, can help discover the causes of voice and breathing problems, throat or ear pain, and other bothersome symptoms.