Adenoidectomy: Care at Home: Somali, Spanish Removal of the adenoids to make it easier to breathe through the nose. Often done at the same time as a tonsillectomy. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Tonsillectomy with or without Adenoidectomy, Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy (with a bleeding disorder), Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE): Surgery: This surgery creates a tube inside the body to allow regular enemas through a catheter. See also: Antegrade continence enema (ACE): Irrigation, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Bowel Preparation in the Hospital Before Surgery, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Appendectomy (CPN link): Information and what to expect for an appendectomy. See also: Appendicitis

Bladder Augmentation: Surgery to enlarge the bladder so that it can hold more urine at low pressure. See also: Bowel Preparation in the Hospital Before Surgery, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Urinary Catheter (indwelling): Care at Home, Urinary Catheter Irrigation, After a Urinary Catheter

Bowel Preparation in the Hospital Before Surgery: Pre-surgery cleaning of the intestine: how to prepare your child and what to expect. See also: Bladder Augmentation, Mitrofanoff (Continent Urinary Diversion), Antegrade Continence Enema (ACE): Surgery, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Helping Children Cope with Medical Procedures

Cardiac Surgery: Care at Home - Adolescent: How to help your child recovery from heart surgery. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Cardiac Catheterization: Care at Home, Cardiac Conditions: Care at Home, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Cardiac Surgery: Care at Home - Infant/Child: How to help your child recovery from heart surgery. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Cardiac Catheterization: Care at Home, Cardiac Conditions: Care at Home, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Cardiac Surgery: Care in the hospital: Explains what will happen in PICU after heart surgery: Equipment, procedures, and support for families. See also: Cardiac Surgery: Care at Home

Circumcision: Care at Home: Somali, Spanish Surgery to remove the foreskin from the penis. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Cleft Lip: Feeding and caring for a baby born with a divided lip, both before and after surgery. See also: Breastfeeding an Infant with Cleft Lip, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Cleft Palate: Feeding and caring for a baby born with a divided palate, both before and after surgery. See also: Breastfeeding an Infant with Cleft Lip, Cleft Palate Repair: Feeding Your Child, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Craniosyntosis: Premature closing of the bones in the head, and the surgery to repair this problem. What to expect and how to care for your child. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Deflux Implant Procedure: This bladder procedure uses a gel to treat vesicoureteral reflux (VUR). See also: Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Dental Surgery: Care at Home: Hmong, Somali, Spanish What to expect, what foods to allow, and how to care for your child after dental surgery. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Drinking liquids: Helpful Hints for You and Your Child

Ear Surgery: Care at Home: Spanish What to expect and how to care for your child after ear surgery. See also: Ear Drops, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Ear Tube Surgery: Care at Home: Hmong, Somali, Spanish How to care for your child after surgery to remove fluid from the middle ear. See also: Otitis Media, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Gastroschisis: Treatment and care when a baby is born with the bowel protruding from the belly. See also: Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Hernia and/or Hydrocele: Hmong, Spanish Describes the difference between a hernia and a hydrocele, what to expect, and how to care for a child who has had this surgery. See alsoPain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Hydrocephalus: Russian, Spanish Occurs when the brain contains too much cerebrospinal fluid: diagnosis, treatment, surgery, and what to watch for. See also: Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Hypospadias: Spanish Some boys are born with the urethra on the underside of the penis, instead of at the tip. Explains what to expect, and how to care for a child who has had surgery to repair this condition. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Laser Treatment of the Skin: Care at Home: Lasers are often used to treat hemangiomas, port wine stains, and many types of skin lesions. How to care for laser-treated areas after surgery. See also: Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Eating and Drinking Before Anesthesia or Sedation, Helping Children Cope with Medical Procedures, Pain in Infants, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit

Liver Biopsy:

Mitrofanoff (Continent Urinary Diversion): How to care for your child after surgical creation of a tube to drain the bladder. See also: Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Bowel Preparation in the Hospital Before Surgery, Pain in Children and Adolescents

Nasal Surgery: What to expect and how to help your child heal after surgery to the nose. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Nephrostomy Tube: Care at Home: How to care for a child who has had a tube placed into the kidney to drain urine. See also: Pain in Infants, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Nissen Fundoplication: Surgery to treat gastroesophageal reflux, preventing the stomach's contents from backing up into the esophagus. See also: Gastroesophageal Reflux, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Orchiopexy: Spanish Describes undescended testicle and the surgery to repair it, what to expect, and how to care for a child who has had this surgery. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Pacemaker: Care at Home: Spanish Helping your child heal; follow-up care for a child with a pacemaker. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Pulmonary Stents: In pulmonary arteries that are too small, these tubes hold them open. What to expect; how to care for your child after surgery. See also: Cardiac Catheterization: Care at Home, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis: Prophylaxis, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Pyeloplasty: Surgery to open blockage between ureters and kidneys, letting urine drain freely into the bladder. See also: Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Pain in Children and Adolescents, After a Urinary Catheter

Pyloric Stenosis: Surgery to open blockage between the stomach and intestines, letting the stomach empty normally. See also: Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Strabismus Repair: Spanish How to care for your child after eye muscle surgery. See also: Eye Drops, Eye Ointment, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Tear Duct Probe: Surgery to open a small or blocked tear duct. See also: Eye Drops, Eye Ointment, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy (with a Bleeding Disorder): Spanish Home care and suggested foods for a child with a bleeding disorder after removal of the tonsils and/or adenoids. See also: Tonsillectomy with or without Adenoidectomy, Adenoidectomy: Care at home, Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Drinking liquids: Helpful Hints for You and Your Child

Tonsillectomy with or without Adenoidectomy: Hmong, Somali, Spanish Home care and suggested foods for your child after removal of the tonsils and/or adenoids. See also: Adenoidectomy: Care at home, Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy (with a bleeding disorder), Pain in Children and Adolescents, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Drinking liquids: Helpful Hints for You and Your Child

Tracheostomy: Pre-operative Information: What to expect when your child needs a tracheostomy tube to make breathing easier. See also: Pain in Children and Adolescents, Pain in Infants, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit

Ureteral Reimplant: Surgery to correct the placement of the ureters into the bladder. See also: Vesicoureteral Reflux, Anesthesia: Questions and Answers, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Pain in Children and Adolescents, After a Urinary Catheter