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Anesthesia and your child

“Will going under anesthesia hurt my child?” Every anesthesiologist and surgeon has been asked this question. Even though anesthesia is much safer today than ever before, every anesthesia exposure and … Full Entry »

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By The Numbers: Texas Children’s Pediatric Anesthesiology

Texas Children’s Pediatric Anesthesiology Department’s mission is to provide your child with the highest quality anesthesia care that is both safe, and the best possible experience for both child and … Full Entry »

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Anesthesia Research: Impact On Children And The Developing Brain

In December 2012 a group of experts in pediatric anesthesiology, surgery, pediatrics and research wrote a statement about what parents should do if their young child needs anesthesia and surgery. … Full Entry »

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Major Consensus Statement On Safety Of Anesthesia In Children

In my blog posts over the past 2 years, I addressed the issue of safety of anesthetic and sedative drugs in young children, specifically whether they have effects on long-term … Full Entry »

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Is Anesthesia Safe For Children? (Updated)

This is an updated version of an anesthesia safety blog post originally published by Dr. Dean Andropolous on March 21, 2011. As the Chief of Anesthesiology at Texas Children’s Hospital, … Full Entry »

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