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Finding Quality Health & Wellness Info Online: Surgery

Preparing Children for Surgery

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The NHS (UK) Having an Operation (Surgery) Guide takes you through all the steps in the process from referral to recovery.



What is it? Patient frequently asked questions about anesthesia.


  • Learn about your prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.
  • Browse dietary supplements and herbal remedies to learn about their effectiveness, usual dosage, and drug interactions.

Authority? Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society, the professional body that represents Anesthesiologists in Canada




What is it? Surgery videos


  • Watch actual operations performed at medical centres in the US.
  • Prerecorded webcasts lasting about an hour.

Authority? Medline Plus - A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health

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Kathleen Reed
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