How you can Make a Child for Surgery


Penn State Children’s Hospital Preparing a child for surgery

Video taken from the channel: Penn State Health


Pre-surgery tour for patients at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital

Video taken from the channel: Michigan Medicine


Kids Preparing for Surgery

Video taken from the channel: Sky Ridge Medical Center


The Day Of The Procedure (Preparing Your Child For Surgery)

Video taken from the channel: Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago


Helping to Prepare a Child for Surgery

Video taken from the channel: CHRISTUS Health


Preparing a child for surgery

Video taken from the channel: Raising Arizona Kids


Preparing for Pediatric Surgery Guide -Top 10 Things Kids Need to Know About Surgery

Video taken from the channel: Nemours

The best way to help your child relax and get through having surgery is for you to get enough sleep and find time to eat healthy meals. Do your best to find out everything about the surgery, especially if it is something serious. Enlist friends and relatives to help out during this time, like taking care of siblings. The physician anesthesiologist will also tell you how your child should prepare for surgery. For example, your child may not be able to eat anything or take any prescribed medications the night before and the day of the surgery.

Reading books with your child. Reading books about the hospital and surgery can be helpful for children and their siblings to learn about the experience in a non-threatening way. If you read these books before discussing the child’s own surgery, you can reference these positive and familiar stories in. If your child is scheduled to have surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia or one of our surgery centers, parents and caregivers can use these surgery prep books to help prepare them and ease their fears. Having Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: A.

If you are a parent whose child is undergoing surgery for the first time, and it is planned surgery, you are probably going to be very anxious and upset in the weeks or days leading up to the surgery. This is natural. I myself cried a lot when I was told that my daughter needed surgery. Help your child understand the reason for surgery. For instance, if your child is having the tonsils removed, you might say that surgery will help your child have fewer sore throats.

Take a tour of the surgery department with your child if the hospital has this option. This can help both of you become more familiar with the hospital setting. Take your child on a pediatric surgery video tour with Sheridan on her surgery day. By sharing the top 10 things kids need to know about surgery, this fun, k.

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Your child will be seen for preoperative counseling and testing the week before the scheduled surgery. At that visit it may be possible to arrange a tour of the hospital for you and your child. Common pre-operative tests include an electrocardiogram, echocardiogram, chest X-ray and blood testing.

Help your child learn what to expect. Use simple words to prepare your child for surgery so they may understand the purpose for coming to the hospital. Be honest with your child to encourage a trusting relationship.

Ask your child how they feel about their upcoming surgery to foster open communication.

List of related literature:

Parents need information in advance to help prepare the child and themselves for surgery and enable them to care for the child at home after the procedure.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

Before any indicated surgery, prepare the child psychologically.

“Foundations of Nursing E-Book” by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
from Foundations of Nursing E-Book
by Kim Cooper, Kelly Gosnell
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

If possible, the child should be able to see and handle the anesthesia mask (if this is the method to be used) and equipment that will be part of the postoperative experience.

“Broadribb's Introductory Pediatric Nursing” by Nancy T. Hatfield
from Broadribb’s Introductory Pediatric Nursing
by Nancy T. Hatfield
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2003

First, the anesthesiologist should make some initial contact with a child’s parents or guardian before the day of surgery.

“Smith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children E-Book: Expert Consult Premium” by Etsuro K. Motoyama, Peter J. Davis, Franklyn P. Cladis
from Smith’s Anesthesia for Infants and Children E-Book: Expert Consult Premium
by Etsuro K. Motoyama, Peter J. Davis, Franklyn P. Cladis
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2010

Before surgery, answer the patients questions, and offer reassurance by letting him know what to expect.

“Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice” by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
from Illustrated Manual of Nursing Practice
by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002

Prepare the parents for their child’s surgery by answering questions, describing what nursing care will take place postoperatively, and explaining how the shunt will work.

“Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice” by Sandra M. Nettina
from Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice
by Sandra M. Nettina
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2013

After surgery, instruct the parents in care measures and provide them with home care instructions.

“Maternity and Pediatric Nursing” by Susan Scott Ricci, Terri Kyle
from Maternity and Pediatric Nursing
by Susan Scott Ricci, Terri Kyle
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009

The health professionals involved in the child’s care must determine how much the child knows and is capable of learning, help correct any misunderstandings, explain the preparation for surgery and what the surgery will “fix,” as well as how the child will feel after surgery.

“Broadribb's Introductory Pediatric Nursing” by Nancy T. Hatfield
from Broadribb’s Introductory Pediatric Nursing
by Nancy T. Hatfield
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007

If surgery is required, the child needs the same psychological preparation and physical care as for any other surgical procedure (see Chapters 43 and 44).

“Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, David Wilson, Cheryl A. Sams
from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

Teach the patient and his family or partner about what to expect after surgery.

“Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, Single Volume” by Donna D. Ignatavicius, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN
from Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, Single Volume
by Donna D. Ignatavicius, M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2015

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  • I am 12 and I am getting a teeth surgery soon I am so scared because I have never been to the hospital before. This video barely helped.

  • I’m having surgery on my wrist. The one thing I’m absolutely horrified by is waking up in the middle of surgery and felling the pain.

  • Hold up, I’m 12 and had to get my appendix out and after the surgery in the recovery room I got nothing but pain in my shoulder cause all the air that went into me and boredom. I thought I was gonna die went I went onto the operating table.

  • so he uses the correct name for that finger thing but says the arm blood pressure cuff gives your arm a hug!?
    I am seriously being triggered right now

  • This helped my little 4 year old before Surgery soooooo much! He wasn’t near as anxious when things were happening because he already expected and knew that those things were gonna happen. ������❤️ Thank you for this video! It made this mamas life a lot easier.

  • Thanks this video was helpful. I was nervous about my wisdom teeth surgery Becuse I had to go in a operating room and it was scary to me Becuse I suffer from anixiety disorder and I have a learning disability and I’m special needs

  • This hospital must be fricking expensive I went to a world war surgery room they tied me up and slit my neck open and by using a jackhammer removed my adinoids and tonsils there was no TV,AC or hot nurse just an ugly looking janitor and mad doctor from pow it was not that bad.
    Your Chhhhhhhhild

    Just kidding �������� but seriously guys this video make the surgery sound like a spa massage ����

  • I’m having foot surgery today and I was REALLY nervous because I never had it before. Now I realized that it doesn’t look as bad as I thought it would

  • I’m getting a surgery in middle? or late? September for my feet I am sooo flatfoot. so there getting both of my feet back together!! This makes me feel a lot better even tho I wasn’t that scared.

  • The doctor said I needed surgery and I was crying and then after the day of surgery I was calm they took me to the room of wait and then they took me to the same surgeon room and the bed was warm and after they put the mask. the mask had laughing gas and sleeping gas the funny part of me is when I laughed for a second a went to sleep then when I woke up I had a wierd taste in my mouth and my stomach was hurting a little like I was going to puke but I didn’t and then I couldn’t walk until 2 weeks then I could walk

  • I had surgery for appendicitis,it would be like this but I dint realise and we got to the hospital too late and I had a burst appendix I’m ok now but the pain oh my god I hope no one gets it ��

  • Im.getting wisfom.teeth surgery and.this video helped me.and im 32 with a learning.disability and im mentaly.slow. T_T

  • Getting surgery soon and I don’t know if I’m going to have to be in the hospital for a few days or just go home after the surgery can you make another video that answers this question or no also what if I get a needle for anesthesia

  • Awwn, this is so cute
    im 21 having a surgery for the first time and i stumbled up on this ��
    im still nervous tho, i cant imagine for kids

  • I’m so fricking scared as hell.i ain’t trying to have doctors shove things down my mouth. I’m also scared to fall asleep and not wake up or feel everything they’re doing������. Relatable for anyone
    And I’m 12 and crying while watching this

  • I have had over 20 endoscopies here and a liver biopsy and multiple mri’s this is giving some serious nostalgia from my recent past and I am about to be 15 all the people here are really nice and yes the iv does hurt a little just a little poke but it is done as soon as it starts and child life is amazing

  • I am so terrifed bc I am getting surgery in 4 weeks, I have never gotten surgery before and the thought of it is terrifying!!!!!:( I also suffer from anxiety so I shall see how this goes..

  • ive had many surgeries so i know alot of this but i mostly hate when they put the sleeping mask �� it makes it hard to breathe for me and smells weird.

  • I got so scared when I had my eye surgery that’s not the only surgery I had I did something disgusting because I was hungry I threw up���� who’s watching in 2020 thanks!

  • Makes me think of the surgeries I’ve had through the years from tonsilectomy to removal of fibromotosis in my fingers & toes.Hope my young friends Renee & Rachel St.Gelais don’t need any surgeries yet.But have watched’em on “Mystery Diagnosis” & saw their mock examinations that seemed so real.But glad they weren’t.It’s okay to feel nervous about having a surgery.But videos like this one will be real educational to the child who’s feelin’ that way.Shouldn’t be real frightening.

  • i had surgery last week for my spine i had a cyst and om 13 i wish i had watched this video first

    i was scared i wasnt gonna wake up

  • I got both my adenoids and tonsils removed when I was like 5. I remember vomiting a lot. Also being seduced is really not pleasant because you will be drowsy for the rest of the day

  • Wow, an inspiring story to motivate millions of people across the globe to be strong and keep fighting with any diseases or physical ability. Always teach people around you to boost their immune system to stay healthy. You can also visit the link below for more information.

  • I’m nervous because ik imma get my tonsils removed soon but I have self harm scars on my arm and I’m scared about what they are gonna say, and I’m nervous that imma have to wear the gown cause they will definitely see them

  • im having 3 surgeries this year and i don’t care at all. i mean it sucks but I’ve already had one of them and the worst part is the iv.

  • Me watching this even though I’m 18 lmao I’m going under soon (I’ve done it before but it doesn’t make it any less anxiety provoking) ��

  • Surgery is not as bad or scary as it seems. I’ve had 5 surgeries before throughout my life. Idk why I’m watching this I’m 14 also ��

  • I’m 16 and I’ve had to have surgery quite a few times this year to block off an aneurysm in my left leg and blood clots forming in my leg because of it. This is pretty much how it is at the children’s hospital I go to
    Me: waits in pre op
    Nurses: walks in wassup Stephanie what’s new nowadays

  • I watched this and i remember that i had eye seregury it dosent hurt when you have anestesista i had to breath through the mask. But thankefully I have new eyes I can see pretty well Don’t be scared guys. I had a ice pop it was yummy i couldent see when i got surgery so i ate my ice pop my mom grabbed it Because i couldent see.Never be scared its ok. So that was my story and i forgot my name is april. I hope this was ok to tell.

  • I remember when I used to be at Nemours unfortunately they can’t treat me anymore because of exactly how complicated my medical needs are

  • I remember before my tonsillectomy (tonsillitis and sleep apnea is why I got mine) I was watching Harry Potter and hugging my teddy bear (I was 11) and saying I didn’t want to die. After it hurt but I got a flipping slushy and they had a room for teens and preteens to play video games. I played DBH and it was a pretty fun day, and the anesthesia fucks with you. My dad texted me how are ya and I sent him the wisdom teeth meme video and he was like it’ll be fine and in all caps I texted. I can barely frickin swallow so shut yo mouth bish

  • i was kinda sick one time, and they were going to do surgery but it wasnt needed, so I had to suffer with no water or food for hours.. It’s really bad. I was thirsty as hell. And feeling like crap. If only the real pre-surgery was like this, movie, bracelet, happiness. Mine was suffering.

  • Hello everyone my daughter got her tonsils out she 3 years old, here are some tips I put together as a mom throughout my journeys make sure to subscribe to see her hospital stay video I’m currently editing!! ☺️☺️��.

  • I hope I will never need surgery because if I do, then I will me very nervous because a few people have woke up during a surgery and they couldn’t tell the nurse’s that they were awake and they almost died of shock

  • I eat in hospital in hospital when my surgery was all done I wake up I see my mom and dad sitting next to me I ride wheel chair I finish the surgery

  • When I was sleeping in hospital I go to operation room the nurse took it their I got bed ride when I was sleeping the nurse take me to operation room

  • I have to get neck surgery and I am absolutely terrified!! I have high anxiety so I am even more nervous.. This made me calm down a bit!