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You may feel anxious about the day of your child's surgery and how well your child will recover after surgery. Lora and Erich share some of the special experiences they had at Children's Colorado on the day of surgery that made a big difference to them and their daughters. They also provide valuable tips on how they helped their kids get through recovery.
"A child is not a small adult." One of our pediatric anesthesiologists, Tessa Mandler, MD, explains why anesthesia for kids is different. She also talks about what makes anesthesiology at Children's Colorado unique – like the ability to call 24/7 to ask questions before or after surgery.
Here are Lora's top tips for how to help get your child through tonsillectomy recovery.
Child life specialists help with adjustments in the hospital or clinic setting, illness or injury, and the treatments involved. They use play, recreation and educational techniques to assist children and families.
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