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.
When your child goes to the hospital, siblings may feel afraid, worried, or confused simply because they do not know what to expect, and may imagine the worst. They will also have to deal with being away from one or both parents, missing their brother or sister, or having to stay with other family or friends. Here are some of the feelings they might have:
How do I prepare my other children for their sibling’s surgery?
What are signs of stress in children whose siblings are having surgery?
Children may react to stress by:
How can I help the siblings at home?
As part of 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.