It usually requires a sedating drug, but Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago has found an even more effective way to calm them: video games

KIDS TAKE IPAD INTO SURGERY

Ivanhoe News Service

Surgery can be a scary thing no matter how old you are, but for children it can be really daunting.

Doctors know one of the scariest parts for children is being wheeled away from their parents as they head into the operating room. It usually requires a sedating drug, but Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago has found an even more effective way to calm them: video games. We look at if the iPad really can replace anti-anxiety drugs when it comes to prepping children for surgery….(read more)

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