Find out how to eat right before surgery and nil per mouth guidelines. This is important to increase safety and satisfaction. Is your Child having elective surgery or medical procedure requiring anesthesia? Find out the fasting guidelines. Watch for tips on what and when to eat or drink. 🔴SUBSCRIBE🔴 Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: In this video I show: Why fasting before elective anesthesia is important What are the risks of inappropriate fasting Fasting guidelines (or NPO guidelines – nil per os or nothing per mouth) for solids and liquids Tips on what to eat and drink prior to anesthesia SELECTED LITERATURE LINKS: – (USA)– (European) – (Australia and NZ) MEDICAL ADVICE DISCLAIMER: All content in this video and description including infor­ma­tion, opinions, con­tent, ref­er­ences and links are for infor­ma­tional pur­poses ONLY. Access­ing, viewing, read­ing or oth­er­wise using this content, or providing any medical information to the author does NOT cre­ate a physician-patient rela­tion­ship. The information in this video is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for services of a trained physi­cian or health care pro­fes­sional, or oth­er­wise to be a substi­tute for pro­fes­sional med­ical advice, diag­no­sis, or treatment. You should con­sult a licensed physi­cian or appropriately credentialed health care worker or your own doctor/healthcare professional in all mat­ters relat­ing to your health or your child’s health or both. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have seen or read in this video. About This Video: In this video Rajeev Subramanyam MD, MS, FASA a Board Certified Pediatric Anesthesiologist discusses fasting in children prior to elective anesthesia. If you have a child or know a child who requires anesthesia and have questions on fasting, check out this video. Inappropriate fasting can lead to vomiting, pulmonary aspiration or cancellation of case. In this video, you will learn quick tips on feeding prior to elective surgery or elective medical procedure.

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