Preparing your child for Surgery

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Preparing your child for Surgery

Take advantage of a hospital tour before surgery if at all possible. Include the route to the admitting department, the way to the change area, the narrow stretchers and cribs, the OR, and the recovery room. Note all the new noises and sights. Try to meet or greet any personnel that may be involved with the surgery.



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