Preoperative Clinic Take a Tour

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tourHaving surgery or being admitted to the hospital can be frightening for children. To make your child feel more comfortable about the visit, it is important that you prepare him or her for what to expect by answering questions truthfully.

Watch our video tour or click through our picture book tour, both of which will help you and your child know what to expect at your Pre-Op visit. The tours show the typical routine for surgical procedures under anesthesia.

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Pre-Op Picture Book Tour (for school-age children)
Pre-Op Picture Book Tour (for teens)

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Pre-Op Video Tour
Pre-Op Video Tour (with captions)

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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