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Because it is very important that a patient stay completely still during a procedure or test Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's Division of Emergency Medicine offers sedation services for infants and children, for example, children may often require sedation for an MRI.
When medical personnel determine that sedation prior to the performance of a test or procedure is necessary, they assess the patient to determine the most appropriate sedation medication to administer. The child’s age, weight, development level, health history, the type and expected duration of a test or procedure are considered, as well as the results of a physical exam.
A physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner and a sedation nurse then administers the sedation medication. Doctors/physician assistants/nurse practitioners and nursing staff provide constant monitoring during the sedation and test or procedure.
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Referrals are required from primary care physicians or other Children’s Hospital specialty services for tests or procedures. Referrals for patients enrolled in managed care insurance plans also may require authorization from the insurance provider and primary care physician. All necessary referral and authorization forms must be received before the patient’s visit.
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC4401 Penn AvenueFloor 2412-692-5500
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
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