Even if it is a minor procedure, particularly if it is one that actually is not needed at this time, the presiding general or specialist surgeon must explain to the patient what he is about to do. And particularly wjen the patient is in no position to comprehend what the surgeon needs to explain, said patient must be accompanied by a trusted next of kin, confidante or loved one. The surgical procedures in Bluffton also need to be explained to the patient or next of kin in a manner that is quite easily understood.
And of course, it is the surgeon’s duty, and/or that of his associates or assistants to keep the affected patient calm at all times. Whether minor or extreme, it is usual for the surgeon to administer some form of anesthetic in order to keep the patient as comfortable as possible throughout the procedure. There should be the minimum amount of pain because that experienced could very easily distress the patient and could negatively impact the surgical procedure. And in a case like this, could a young child’s parent hold his or her hand during the minor procedure at least.
Unfortunately, it is usually not possible for feasible for a third party to accompany the patient during complex surgeries which could all be related to serious injuries, illnesses and/or diseases. It is important that the entire theater remain unaffected. Very importantly, the general surgeon at least must be medically qualified to administer the anesthetic, even during a mild procedure. It is against the law otherwise. And it is standard practice for the head surgeon to be accompanied by a specialist anesthetist.
Other than that, patients generally have little to fear these days. The surgical environment is safer than houses.