Coming for surgery at SickKidsCComing for surgery at SickKidsComing for surgery at SickKidsEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2015-08-31T04:00:00ZSimon P. Kelley, MBChB, FRCS (Tr and Orth);Catharine Bradley, MSc, BScPT;Alexandra Maxwell, BSc​​8.0000000000000071.0000000000000183.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out how best to prepare your child for surgery at SickKids.</p><p>Surgery can be a scary experience for you as well as your child, especially if you do not know what to expect or how to prepare your child for it. Being informed, however, will help reduce your fears and those of your child.</p><h2>Key Points</h2> <ul> <li>The SickKids website has resources to help you and your child learn what to expect before a hospital visit.</li> <li>If your child is having surgery there are a series of resources that will help you and your child be better prepared.</li> </ul>

 

 

Coming for surgery at SickKids2423.00000000000Coming for surgery at SickKidsComing for surgery at SickKidsCEnglishOtherChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2015-08-31T04:00:00ZSimon P. Kelley, MBChB, FRCS (Tr and Orth);Catharine Bradley, MSc, BScPT;Alexandra Maxwell, BSc​​8.0000000000000071.0000000000000183.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Find out how best to prepare your child for surgery at SickKids.</p><p>Surgery can be a scary experience for you as well as your child, especially if you do not know what to expect or how to prepare your child for it. Being informed, however, will help reduce your fears and those of your child.</p><h2>Key Points</h2> <ul> <li>The SickKids website has resources to help you and your child learn what to expect before a hospital visit.</li> <li>If your child is having surgery there are a series of resources that will help you and your child be better prepared.</li> </ul><h2>Online information from SickKids</h2> <p>The SickKids website (<a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/visitingsickkids/coming-for-surgery.index.html" target="_blank">www.sickkids.ca/visitingsickkids/coming-for-surgery/index.html</a>) has various resources to:</p> <ul> <li>teach you about what to expect when your child comes in for surgery</li> <li>help prepare you and your child as well as possible</li> </ul> <p>Please check out the following links before bringing your child in for surgery.</p> <p><a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/VisitingSickKids/Coming-for-surgery/index.html">Coming for surgery</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/VisitingSickKids/Coming-for-surgery/Preparing-for-my-childs-surgery/index.html">Preparing for surgery</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/VisitingSickKids/Coming-for-surgery/Pre-Operative-Preparation-Program/video-tour/index.html">Coming to SickKids for surgery: A patient-guided video tour</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/VisitingSickKids/Coming-for-surgery/Day-of-Surgery/index.html">What to expect on the day of surgery</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/VisitingSickKids/Coming-for-surgery/Preparation-checklist/Preparation%20checklist.html">Preparation checklist</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.sickkids.ca/VisitingSickKids/Coming-for-surgery/FAQ/index.html">Frequently asked questions about coming for surgery</a></p> <h2>Help from your child’s health-care team</h2> <p>Your child’s healthcare team will be available to guide you through the surgery process and help you in any way they can so that you can best support your child.</p> <p>If you still have unanswered questions after reviewing these links, please contact your clinic or bring the questions to your next appointment.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/coming_for_surgery_at_sickkids.jpgComing for surgery at SickKids

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