Goryeb Children's Hospital participates in the ACS NSQIP Pediatric program, which enables participating hospitals to collect highly reliable clinical data and compare their surgical outcomes with the outcomes of other participants in the program.
What part about surgery is most stressful for a preschool child?
Understanding what might be stressful to your preschool child while he or she is in the hospital can help you prepare for the surgical experience. Children are often worried about:
How do I prepare my preschool child for surgery?
Preschool-aged children can certainly benefit from preoperative planning, education, and explanations provided several days before the procedure:
At the Family Surgery Program at Atlantic Health System Children's Health, physician services are provided by Atlantic Medical Group and are on staff at Goryeb Children's Hospital.