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Severe Weather Alert Update: 2:00 pm, Dec. 10, 2018

All Wake Forest Baptist Health clinics and Urgent Care locations in Winston-Salem and Hickory will open at 10 am on Tuesday, Dec., 11.
Locations in Asheboro, Lexington, Wilkes, High Point, Greensboro, Mt. Airy and Elkin will open at 12 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 11, except for the following locations which will open at 10 am: 
Urgent Care - Palladium in High Point
Hematology Oncology - Elkin

If you have questions, please contact your clinic directly. Find your clinic online. 

Information for employees: Staff and faculty members are encouraged to review the Severe Weather Policy and the Severe Weather Guidelines for information related to attendance and notification procedures. [Employee Access Only]

    Pediatric Anesthesiology Treatments

    Brenner Children’s Hospital’s pediatric anesthesia team is made up of highly-trained, board-certified physicians who are the region’s experts in safely giving anesthetics to pediatric patients.

    In addition to providing care for surgical and other operative patients, our pediatric anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists are specially trained to manage traumatic injuries in children of all ages. Members of our anesthesiology team are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to care for patients who need emergency care. Additionally, some members of Brenner’s pediatric anesthesiology team have been specially trained to care for children with specific health care needs, such as congenital heart disease or premature infants. 

    Timeline of Pediatric Anesthesiology Care 

    Before Surgery: Before a surgical procedure begins, we help our pediatric patients maintain or reach comfort through the use of anesthetics, while lessening their fears. 

    During Surgery: During surgery, we closely monitor our patients, looking for subtle changes and, if needed, providing immediate management of those changes. 

    After Surgery: After surgery is completed, we start our carefully prepared pain management plan, ensuring our patients experience the least possible amount of pain as they transition into the recovery period. During recovery, we provide continuous evaluation and treatment of their pain levels, nausea, thirst and warmth. We also understand the importance of family and do our best to reconnect patients and their families as soon as possible.