This information will help you prepare your child for his test or treatment.
It describes what sedation is, what happens when your child gets sedation, and how to care for your child after the test or treatment.
A mask delivers a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen, and within five minutes, the patient relaxes and experiences euphoric feelings.
In today's hospitals and surgical centers, highly trained professionals use a wide variety of safe, modern medications and extremely capable monitoring technology.
If your child is scheduled for surgery, you may have questions or concerns about anesthesia.
The thought of your child being unconscious or temporarily losing sensation can be downright unnerving, whether your child is 7 months or 17 years old.
An anesthesiologist is a doctor who specializes in giving and managing anesthetics — the medicines that numb an area of the body or help a person fall asleep and stay asleep.
A pediatric anesthesiologist has additional specialized training that certifies him or her to care for children.