Anesthesia for Parents
Knowing the basics of anesthesia may help answer your questions and ease some concerns — both yours and your child's.
Anesthesia for Teens
Here's a basic look at what anesthesia does.
Anesthesia: What to Expect for Parents
Here's a quick look at what may happen before, during, and after your child gets anesthesia.
Anesthesia - What to Expect for Teens
Here's a quick look at what may happen before, during, and after you get anesthesia.
Can Anesthesia Hurt Brain Development? for Parents
Find out what the experts say.
What's Anesthesia? for Kids
Anesthesia is medicine that doctors give to make people feel comfortable when they're having surgery, stitches, or other things that might be painful.
Health Care Providers: Anesthesiologists for Parents
An anesthesiologist is a doctor who oversees the medicine given to patients to prevent pain during medical procedures.
Helping Kids Get Ready for Surgery for Parents
Kids who will be having surgery may feel stressed about it. Here's how parents can help them.
Sedation for Parents
Sedation is the use of medicines to help someone relax and not feel pain during a medical procedure.
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) is a tube inserted through the abdomen that delivers nutrition directly to the stomach. Read this article to find out more about the gastrostomy procedure.