Topic Index - The Child Having Surgery

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Surgical Overview

Types of Surgery

Methods of Surgery

The Hospital Setting

Preoperative Management

Preoperative Visit with the Surgeon

Hospital Visit / Preoperative Clinic

Blood Transfusions

Latex Allergy

Informed Consent

Preparing a Child for Surgery

Preparing the Infant for Surgery

When Your Baby Needs a Test, Procedure, or Surgery

Preparing the Toddler for Surgery

When Your Toddler or Preschooler Needs a Test, Procedure, or Surgery

Preparing the Preschooler for Surgery

Preparing the School-Aged Child for Surgery

When Your School-Aged Child Needs a Test, Procedure, or Surgery

Preparing the Teenager for Surgery

When Your Teen Needs a Test, Procedure, or Surgery

Preparing Siblings for Surgery

Surgery and the Breastfeeding Infant

The Day of Surgery

Intraoperative Care

The Operating Room

The Surgical Team

Types of Anesthesia

Postoperative Care

Recovery Room / Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

Intensive Care

Discomforts and Complications After Surgery

Pain Control

Play Therapy

Discharge from the Hospital

Glossary