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Angiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureAAngiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureAngiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyArteriesNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN8.0000000000000063.0000000000000665.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>An overview of how to care for your child at home after their angiogram.</p><p>Your child has had an <a href="/Article?contentid=2440&language=English">angiogram</a>. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help.</p><h2>Key points </h2> <ul> <li>If your child has a fever over 38°C (100.4°F), a change in the color of their limb, growing bruise in the groin, throwing up that does not stop or severe pain call their doctor or go to the nearest emergency department. </li> <li>Remove your child's bandage after 24 hours. </li> <li>Gently wash the catheter entry site with soap and water. </li> <li>Give your child acetaminophen for pain.</li> <li>Your child should avoid any physical activity for seven days after the angiogram. </li> </ul><h2>When to see a doctor?</h2> <p>Call your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F) </li> <li>throwing up (<a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a>) three times or more </li> <li>severe <a href="/pain">pain</a> where the catheter was inserted </li> <li>bleeding or swelling around the groin </li> <li>a growing bruise around the groin</li> <li>change in the colour or temperature of the foot or hand on the side of the body where the catheter was inserted - for example, if the foot or hand turns a pale blue or is cool to touch </li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the IGT clinic during working hours at (416) 813-6054 and ask to speak to an IGT nurse. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your family doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department or call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-1500 and ask them to page your specialist or the interventional radiologist on call.</p>
Angiogramme – Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l’interventionAAngiogramme – Prendre soin de votre enfant à la maison après l’interventionAngiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureFrenchOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyArteriesNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN8.0000000000000063.0000000000000665.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Un aperçu facile à comprendre sur la façon de prendre soin de votre enfant après l’angiogramme.</p><p>Si votre enfant a passé un angiogramme, l’information suivante explique la façon de prendre soin de lui correctement à la maison après l’intervention.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Si votre enfant a de la fièvre supérieure à 38 °C (100,4 °F), téléphonez à votre médecin ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus près.</li> <li>Retirez le bandage de votre enfant après 24 heures.</li> <li>Nettoyez délicatement la zone d’entrée du cathéter avec du savon et de l’eau.</li> <li>Donnez à votre enfant de l'acétaminophène (Tylenol) contre la douleur.</li> <li>Votre enfant doit éviter de faire toute activité physique pendant sept jours après l’angiogramme.</li> </ul><h2>Problèmes à surveiller</h2> <p>Téléphonez au médecin ou rendez-vous au service d’urgence le plus près immédiatement si votre enfant présente l’un ou l’autre des signes suivants : </p> <ul> <li>une fièvre supérieure à 38 °C (100,4 °F)</li> <li>vomissements, trois fois ou plus</li> <li>une douleur importante à l’endroit où le cathéter a été inséré</li> <li>des saignements ou un gonflement près de l'aine</li> <li>une ecchymose (un bleu) croissante près de l’aine</li> <li>un changement de couleur ou de température des pieds ou des mains du côté du corps où le cathéter a été inséré – par exemple, si le pied ou la main devient bleu pâle ou est froid au toucher</li> </ul><h2>À l’hôpital SickKids</h2> <p>Téléphonez à la clinique de Image Guided Therapy (Thérapie guidée par l’image) au 416-813-6054 si votre enfant présente l’un ou l’autre des signes suivants :</p> <ul><li>une fièvre supérieure à 38 °C (100,4 °F)</li> <li>trois vomissements ou plus</li> <li>une douleur grave à l’endroit où le cathéter a été inséré</li> <li>des saignements ou un gonflement près de l'aine</li> <li>une contusion croissante près de l’aine</li> <li>un changement de couleur ou de température des pieds ou des mains du même côté du corps où le cathéter était inséré – par exemple, si le pied ou la main devient bleu pâle ou est froid au toucher</li>

 

 

Angiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure1222.00000000000Angiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureAngiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedureAEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyArteriesNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2013-03-27T04:00:00ZJoao Amaral, MD;Candice Sockett, RN(EC), MN:APN8.0000000000000063.0000000000000665.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>An overview of how to care for your child at home after their angiogram.</p><p>Your child has had an <a href="/Article?contentid=2440&language=English">angiogram</a>. This brochure explains how to care for your child at home after the procedure, and when to call for help.</p><h2>Key points </h2> <ul> <li>If your child has a fever over 38°C (100.4°F), a change in the color of their limb, growing bruise in the groin, throwing up that does not stop or severe pain call their doctor or go to the nearest emergency department. </li> <li>Remove your child's bandage after 24 hours. </li> <li>Gently wash the catheter entry site with soap and water. </li> <li>Give your child acetaminophen for pain.</li> <li>Your child should avoid any physical activity for seven days after the angiogram. </li> </ul><h2>Dressing care</h2> <p>If your child has a dressing or bandage on, you can remove it after 24 hours. </p> <h2>Bathing </h2> <p>Your child may have a bath or shower the day after the <a href="/Article?contentid=2440&language=English">angiogram</a>. By this time, the dressing may be taken off, and the catheter entry site may be gently washed with soap and water. </p> <h2>Meals </h2> <p>If your child is feeling well enough after the anaesthetic, they can return to eating what they normally eat. It is also important to encourage your child to drink plenty of fluids for 48 hours after the procedure.</p> <h2>Pain relief </h2> <p>If needed, give your child <a href="/Article?contentid=62&language=English">acetaminophen</a> for pain. Do not give your child any medicines that will thin the blood, such as <a href="/Article?contentid=77&language=English">acetylsalicylic acid (ASA)</a> or <a href="/Article?contentid=153&language=English">ibuprofen</a>, without checking with a nurse or your child's doctor first. </p> <h2>Activity </h2> <p>After the <a href="/Article?contentid=2440&language=English">angiogram</a>, your child will need to stay relaxed and comfortable. They will need to stay home from school or day care, and avoid any physical activity for 24 hours. Your child may go back to school 48 hours after the angiogram. Also, your child will need to avoid playing sports (gym, riding a bike, playing in the park) for at least seven days after the angiogram. If you require a note excusing your child from any school or sport activity, your child's doctor can provide one for you. </p> <h2>Radiation </h2> <ul> <li>Your child's procedure required the use of X-rays. </li> <li>Radiation side-effects are extremely unlikely, but can occur. </li> <li>Please check your child's skin in the area of the procedure for signs of redness or rash two to four weeks from today. Please call (416) 813-6054 and ask to speak to an IGT clinic nurse if this occurs. </li> </ul><h2>When to see a doctor?</h2> <p>Call your child's doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department right away if your child has any of the following: </p> <ul> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> greater than 38°C (100.4°F) </li> <li>throwing up (<a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">vomiting</a>) three times or more </li> <li>severe <a href="/pain">pain</a> where the catheter was inserted </li> <li>bleeding or swelling around the groin </li> <li>a growing bruise around the groin</li> <li>change in the colour or temperature of the foot or hand on the side of the body where the catheter was inserted - for example, if the foot or hand turns a pale blue or is cool to touch </li> </ul><h2>At SickKids</h2> <p>If you have any concerns in the first 48 hours, call the IGT clinic during working hours at (416) 813-6054 and ask to speak to an IGT nurse. If you have concerns and it is after working hours, see your family doctor or go to the nearest Emergency Department or call the Hospital for Sick Children switchboard at (416) 813-1500 and ask them to page your specialist or the interventional radiologist on call.</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/angiogram_caring_for_your_child_at_home.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/angiogram_caring_for_your_child_at_home.jpgAngiogram: Caring for your child at home after the procedure

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