Dedicated Pediatric Anesthesiologists, Denver
When your child needs surgery, it's important to have an anesthesiology team who understands the special requirements for newborns, infants, children and teens, requiring sedation for the procedure and pain management, as they are recovering.
Within the Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children family of care, our board-certified pediatric anesthesiologists have extensive training in:
- General Anesthesiology
- Pediatric Anesthesiology
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
- Pediatric Critical Care
- General Pediatrics
Because Every Child is Unique
As part of your child's treatment and recovery plan, our pediatric anesthesiologists develop a personalized approach, depending on his or her specific needs. They are available 24/7 and are a vital part of the pediatric surgery and minimally invasive surgical teams.
Specialized Pediatric Anesthesia Recovery Nurses
After surgery, your child will be transferred to a Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU). Here, specially trained pediatric PACU nurses who help your child recover safely from anesthesia and provide warm comfort. These nurses monitor for airway emergencies and oxygen saturation levels in the blood. They also administer fluids and keep your child warm, a vitally important factor for younger patients who have a more difficult time regulating their body temperatures.