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Pediatric anesthesia: "I would object to a specialty medical training"

Interview with Dr. Karin Becke, Spokesperson of the Scientific Working Group of Pediatric Anesthesia of the DGAI, Chief Physician of the Department for Anesthesiology and Intensive Medicine at the Hallerwiese Clinic/Cnopf'sche Pediatric Clinic

When very young children already need to be in the operating room, it’s not just the parents that are concerned. This type of situation is a special challenge for the entire operating team, because children are always very special patients - especially since they are not just simply small grown-ups!

09/01/2014

Photo: Female physician with glasses and long red hair - Dr. Karin Becke; Copyright: private

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How to deal with children in an operation room? Doctors have to cope and to learn, because children are not little adults; ©panthermedia.net/ Franck Boston

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