Patients and Families

Getting Ready for Outpatient Surgery

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is pleased to offer you and your child a variety of diagnostic and surgical procedures through our outpatient surgery centers at our main campus in Lawrenceville and at Children's North, Wexford.

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Parental Presence at Induction of Anesthesia

It is important for you as a parent or guardian to remember that any procedure involving anesthesia or sedation requires both the skills of highly trained medical and nursing personnel and your cooperation and understanding.

The pages in this section are designed to answer any questions that you and your child may have regarding admission to Children's outpatient surgery centers.

Learn more about Hospital Services at Children’s.

Visit Children's Child Health Library for more information about preparing a child for surgery.

  Getting Ready for Outpatient Surgery at Children’s North Ambulatory Surgery Center

Getting Ready for Outpatient Surgery at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (PDF)

 

Getting Ready for Outpatient Surgery at Children’s North Ambulatory Surgery Center (PDF)

Last Update
March 3, 2014
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