Anesthesia anxiety is probably no greater than when one's own child is about to undergo an anesthetic. fears can cause great stress for everyone involved. The subject of anesthesia for pediatric dental work is covered on another page. Here we will discuss anesthesia in a hospital or outpatient surgery setting. We will also discuss special circumstances that can influence the anesthetic your child is given.
Preparing for surgery An instructional video from the Royal Valley Hospital. See how a child is put to sleep under anesthesia.
On these pages we'll discuss the specialty fields in anesthesia, specifically pediatric, obstetric, bariatric, cardiothoracic, and neuroanesthesia. These are just brief guidelines. If you have more specific questions, please ask your anesthesiologist before your surgery.