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The anesthesiologist has decided on spinal block or epidural anesthesia with you. This page presents an overview of important information you were given during the preanesthesia appointment.
" Whenever I see my doctor, I forget half the things I wanted to say. How can I do better? ”
The 20 or 30 minutes of a consultation often seem too short to deal with all that has happened since last time. So think ahead. Take a few minutes to prepare for your appointment with the doctor and reflect about your concerns.
The whole family is in mourning. For children, questions and anxieties may resurface much later because perception of the reality of death varies greatly depending on age.
Up to the age of 3, death has no meaning for a child. It is still in a magical world, death is not final, it is reversible.
Between 4 and 6, the states of life and death are not antagonistic. They are two different states. Death is always present. He is in heaven, but he sees and hears what is happening on earth. A child does not fear death as do adults, it feels immortal but it suffers from separation.
The anesthesiologist has decided on general anesthesia with you. This page presents an overview of important information you were given during the pre-anesthesia appointment.