Story by: Norton Children’s on August 16, 2019
If your child needs surgery that will involve general anesthesia, it’s important to know that pediatric patients have unique needs.
Their brains and bodies are still developing, and administering anesthesia to pediatric patients is a distinct medical specialty.
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Here are some questions, inspired by recommendations from a group of leading pediatric surgical providers, you should ask before your child is given anesthesia or sedation.