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🔴 https://www.youtube.com/HealthForKiddies Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/healthforkiddies Twitter: https://twitter.com/healthforkiddie Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/healthforkiddies/ 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) https://www.asahq.org/~/media/sites/asahq/files/public/resources/standards-guidelines/practice-guidelines-for-preoperative-fasting.pdf– (European) https://www.euroespa.com/science-education/specialized-sections/espa-guidelines/ – (Australia and NZ) https://www.anzca.edu.au/resources/professional-documents/guidelines/ps07-guidelines-on-pre-anaesthesia-consultation-an– https://www2.pedsanesthesia.org/newsletters/2019fall/procon%20elliott.html 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.