The need for anesthesia exists for any procedure performed in the OR, and the need for sedation is for procedures done outside the OR.
For the best results of many tests and treatments, cooperation and complete stillness is required from the child patient. Those are difficult and sometimes impossible tasks for children, especially if when the procedures are painful. The sedation and anesthesiology services are meant to help the child pass the test or treatment with ease,
Sedatives or anesthetics are given to the child under the supervision of an anesthesiologist and a nurse, while considering his age and medical condition. The team has proper equipment which allowes close and continuous surveillance of the child's responeses to the sedatives or anesthetics. The team's special skills include creating a calm and relaxed ambiance and considering the individual needs of every child personally.