Education materials and other resources
We know you may want to dig for more information, so we gathered these easy-to-digest materials and resources from pediatric organizations in Minnesota and beyond.
Patient and Family Education Materials If you need quick, clear info about a kids' health topic, we have it all!
About Surgical Site Infections Advice from the Centers for Disease Control.
Bowel Preparation in the Hospital Before Surgery Facts about cleansing the intestines to prepare for surgery.
Patient-Controlled Analgesia Facts about pumps that let kids help control their own pain medicine within safe limits.
Pediatric Anesthesia Resources to help prepare for surgery from the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Preparing your child for surgery guide This pre-surgery guide for parents comes in three versions based on where your child will be having surgery: Children's – Minneapolis, Children's – St. Paul or Children's – Minnetonka.
Preparing Children for Surgery Advice from the American Heart Association.
What Is a Pediatric Surgeon? Brochure from the American College of Surgeons.
For information on specific types of surgery, check the Health Library and Resources page for the surgical specialty that applies to your child.
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