pediatric surgery

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pediatric surgery

the special preparation and care of the child undergoing surgical procedures for injuries, deformities, or disease. In addition to the usual fears and emotional trauma of illness and hospitalization, the child is especially concerned about being anesthetized. Younger children worry more about what will happen to them and how they will feel after awakening from anesthesia, whereas older children fear the operation itself and possible death, the loss of control while under anesthesia, and any change in body image or mutilation of parts. The role of the nurse is to prepare the child psychologically and physically for the particular surgical procedure and any postoperative reactions; to offer support to the parents and involve them as much as possible in the care, both before and after surgery; and to explain immediate and long-term prognoses. See also pediatric hospitalization.
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Along with the parents the whole medical team is feeling very elated because of how the surgery went, and we feel blessed with the outcome," said Dr Ameen Al Gohary, Consultant, Paediatric Surgery, at Burjeel Hospital.
This was not acknowledged in the feature and will be seen as incorrect to the staff who pioneered paediatric surgery at Myrtle Street.
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Co-chairs of the regional organising committee, Sidra's surgery clinical chief Dr David Sigalet and HMC's paediatric surgery head Dr Mansour Ali, were in Berlin for WOFAPS conference when the win was announced.
When contacted, Associate Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Prof Dr Umar Farooq, confirmed that the ward was catering for needs of trauma paeds though they could have been treated at Children Complex and the burn unit as these were specialized hospitals for the purpose.
The girl is under close supervision of a team of specialist doctors from paediatric surgery, paediatric medicine, gynaecology, urology, forensic medicine and anaesthesia at the paediatric surgery department since Friday evening.
The whole organisation and reorganisation of cardiac paediatric surgery has to await the Secretary of State's decision.
By succeeding in their efforts they underscored the importance of Paediatrics, and subsequently of Paediatric Surgery (PS), as a major discipline.
Hamad Matar Al Falasi, the director of the overseas treatment office at the DHA said the doctors who are specialised in fields such as cardiology and paediatric surgery would provide consultation to patients in the DHA hospitals.
Young trainee Ben is looking forward to his stint in paediatric surgery at the Chelsea and Westminster.
The first chapter is a narrative account of birth of The International Society for the History of Paediatric Surgery in 1983.