Parent Present Induction Vocabulary
Anesthesia: Medicine that causes the loss of feeling or awareness.
Anesthesia Induction: Same as anesthesia
Anesthesiologist: Doctor who provides the medicine for anesthesia and keeps your child asleep and safe during surgery.
Anesthetic: Medicine to decrease pain.
"Goofy juice": Medicine given before surgery to help calm and relax your child before surgery.
Injection: Placing medicine through the skin often with a needle.
Intramuscular "IM": Medicine given in the muscle with a needle.
Intravenous "IV": A thin tube placed into a vein through which medicines are given.
NPO: No food or drink before surgery.
Parent Present Induction "PPI": Parent or caregiver is present when their child receives anesthesia.
"Premed": Medicine given before surgery to help calm and relax your child before surgery.