Procedures Which May Require Pediatric Sedation
By choosing Golisano’s sedation center services, your family or primary care referring physician guarantees the best possible care for a frightened child from infant to over 18. Our unique, dual approach to children’s health care sets us apart from the competition in Southwest Florida as well as the rest of the nation.
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Computed Tomography (CT) scan
- Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement
- Lumbar puncture for diagnostics and/or medication administration
- Spinraza injections: therapy for spinal muscular atrophy
- Bone marrow aspirate and/or biopsy: provided by the Hematology/Oncology and sedation unit
- Hearing evaluations with auditory brainstem response (ABR)
- MIBG scan: identify & localize certain types of cancer
- Positron emission tomography (PET) scan
- Labs draws
- Echocardiogram (ECHO)
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Radiation (offsite)
- Eye exams
- Various dressing changes for wounds/Wound Care
- CT/Ultrasound guided drainage of abscess
- Botox Injections (Botulinum toxin): typically used for tight/contracted tendons and ligaments or excessive salivation
- Urology procedures including Circumcisions
- Various interventional radiology (IR) procedures
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SPS Center of Excellence in Pediatric Sedation
We are honored to share that Golisano Children's Hospital of Southwest Florida has been recognized as a Pediatric Sedation Center of Excellence by The Society for Pediatric Sedation® (SPS). Golisano Children’s Hospital joins only 11 other hospitals in the country with this designation and the only one in Southwest Florida. Learn more here!
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